Name details

Rester Peak

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139725

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 rising to 3638 meters 2.3km northeast of Mount Rücker in Royal Society Range. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG09

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1994) after A. Carl Rester, astrophysicist, Institute for Astrophysics and Planetary Exploration, University of Florida. Responsible for the instrumentation of a huge astrophysical observation balloon that was launched over Antarctica in January 1988.

Location

Latitude:
78° 10' 23.2" S
-78.17312°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
162° 36' 55.0" E
162.61529°
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Altitude:
3638 m
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

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_34

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Nov-1994

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