Napier Peak

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

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

If this information is incorrect, please e-mail mapping@aad.gov.au

Place ID: 10079
Name ID: 110296

Feature type: Peak

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

rising to 340m on west side of Huntress Glacier, False Bay, Hurd Peninsula, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Named after Capt. Willim Napier, Master of the schooner Venus, from New York, who visited the South Shetland Islands in 1820-21 (Venus Bay, q.v.); his ship was wrecked on a reef in the entrance to Esther Harbour, King George Island, on 7 March 1821, her crew being rescued a few days later by the sealing ships Esther and Emerald.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 40' 19.1" S
- 62.67197°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 19' 06.0" W
- 60.31833°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
13-May-1991

Related information

Biodiversity
View fauna, flora or both within 1.0 degree of this location

Place names
View British or international place names within 1.0 degree of this location.

The SCAR Composite Gazetteer is hosted by the Australian Antarctic Data Centre. The information in the footer below pertains to the AADC web site.