Name details

O'Regan Peak

O'Regan Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

O'Regan Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139287

Feature type: Peak

Origin

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

Narrative

A prominent buttressed peak at height 3434m, located on the Royal Society Range between Salient Peak to the northeast and Rester Peak to the southwest, with McConchie Ridge extending southeast from its summit into the névé of Walcott Glacier. The névé of Emmanuel Glacier flows north-west from this peak. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG09; NZMS 166 ST58-61/9; Mount Discovery; USGS ST58-61/10 Mount Discovery.

Named For

Named to recognise Dr Sir Tipene O'Regan's outstanding public service to New Zealand's Antarctic geographical naming activities from 1 July 1985 to 11 July 2013.

Location

Latitude:
78° 09' 07.9" S
-78.15219°
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Longitude:
162° 43' 01.3" E
162.71702°
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Altitude:
3434 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
LINZ AntTopo50 series
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
1:50000
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
LINZ
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Position also checked against REMA 8m mosaic tile 18_34

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
29-Aug-2013

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