Name details

Burgundy Peak

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139289

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 peak atop the ridge separating Sollas Glacier and Hughes Glacier, in the Kukri Hills, Taylor Valley area. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MF09

Named For

A party from VUWAE (Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition) achieved their main scientific objective on this peak and celebrated it accordingly.

Location

Latitude:
77° 44' 44.8" S
-77.74577°
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Longitude:
162° 35' 38.7" E
162.59409°
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Altitude:
1763 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:
15-Sep-1977

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