Name details

Finnemore Peak

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 135641

Feature type: Peak (2d)

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A summit, 2050 m, at the south end of the ridge that separates the head of Wreath Valley and Albert Valley, Apocalypse Peaks, Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN (2005) after Michelle Rogan Finnemore who wintered twice with the U.S. Antarctic Program: the first time in 1990 at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station as USGS team leader for geodesy and seismology observations; a second winter at McMurdo Station in 1992 entailed satellite observations and ionospheric studies for the University of Texas in Austin; later, Manager of Gateway Antarctica, the center for Antarctic Studies and Research, at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 23' 39.0" S
- 77.39417°
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Longitude:
160° 50' 35.0" E
160.84306°
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Altitude:
2050 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

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
12-Sep-2005

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