Name details

Grootes Peak

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 125978

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.

Narrative

Named after Pieter Meiert Grootes, Quaternary Isotope Laboratory, University of Washingto, 1977-94; very active in USAP ice-coring activity including investigations and papers on the proposed feature "Taylor Dome." Currently (1994) director of the Carbon-14 laboratory at the Christian Albrechts University in Kiel, Germany.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 03' 11.0" S
- 78.05306°
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Longitude:
161° 35' 46.0" E
161.59611°
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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 Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1994

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