Name details

Stroup Peak

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 136321

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A peak rising to 1100 meters at the extremity of the ridge extending east from Mount Curtiss, Gonville and Caius Range, Victoria Land. The peak stands 2.7 miles east of Mount Curtiss where it overlooks the north part of Wilson Piedmont Glacier. Named by US-ACAN (2007) after CW04 William E. Stroup, CEC, USN (Seabees), who at the time was the senior enlisted Construction Electrician Chief and member of the construction crew which built the original Little America V Station and the original Byrd Station in the 1955-57 pre-IGY period. He was also a member of the Byrd Traverse to Byrd Station in 1956.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 06' 15.0" S
- 77.10417°
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Longitude:
162° 37' 00.0" E
162.61667°
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Altitude:
1100 m
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Map

Source

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Source Person:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Jan-2008

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