Name details

Frio Peak

Frio Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Frio Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 125414

Feature type: Peak

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A peak (2606 m) located 1.5 miles east of Salient Peak on Salient Ridge, Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. Name suggested by K. Brodie, a member of R.H. Findlay's New Zealand Antarctic Research Program (NZARP) field party, 1979-80. "Frio" is the Spanish work for cold and commemorates work conducted in the area in 1979 in piercing cold wind.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 08' 00.0" S
- 78.13333°
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Longitude:
162° 52' 00.0" E
162.86667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1995

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