Name details

Murphy Peak

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 129220

Feature type: Peak (2d)

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

A prominent, partly ice-covered peak, 1,280 m, standing at the S side of Salmon Glacier, 2.7 mi SW of Haggerty Hill, on the Scott Coast, Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN in 1992 after Robert L. Murphy of Holmes and Narver, Inc., manager of the support contractor to the U.S. Antarctic Program, 1976-80 and 1990-92; responsible for integrating operations of the (resulting in shared logistics and engineering capabilities) and for preparation of the McMurdo Station Long-Range Development Plan used to modernize infrastructure, 1980-92.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 59' 00.0" S
- 77.98333°
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Longitude:
164° 04' 00.0" E
164.06667°
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Altitude:
1280 m
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Map

Source

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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

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1992

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