Name details

University Peak

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139558

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A peak at the head of University Valley, 5km south-southwest of West Beacon, in Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MF07

Named For

Named by U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) researchers Heinz Janetschek, biologist at McMurdo Station, 1961-62, and Fiorenzo Ugolini, geologist at McMurdo Station, 1961-62, after their respective university affiliation, Leopold-Franzens-Universitat at Innsbruck, Austria, and Rutgers University at New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Location

Latitude:
77° 52' 08.5" S
-77.86903°
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Longitude:
160° 46' 10.1" E
160.76947°
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Altitude:
2220 m
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

Coordinates also checked against REMA 8m tile 18_35

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
14-Nov-1967

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