Name details

Shupe Peak

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 131576

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 peak, 2,910 m, of Rampart Ridge, located 4 mi ESE of The Spire in the Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN in 1994 after Gordon H. Shupe, USGS cartographic technician; conducted geodetic operations during three austral field seasons, 1990-94; USGS team leader for International Global Positioning System (GPS) Campaign, 1991-92, at McMurdo, Byrd, and South Pole Stations, and the Pine Island Bay area. The team established the first continuous-tracking GPS reference station in Antarctica.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 10' 00.0" S
- 78.16667°
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Longitude:
161° 55' 00.0" E
161.91667°
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Altitude:
2910 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Scale:
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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-1995

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