Whitten Peak

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

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

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Place ID: 16003
Name ID: 111926

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 445m W of the head of Hope Bay, Trinity Peninsula, was roughly mapped by SwAE in January 1902; surveyed by FIDS in 1945 and named after Robert Wakeham Whitten (b. 1908), First Mate in Eagle, on charter to Operation "Tabarin", 1944-45 (BA chart 3213, 6.x.1950; APC, 1955, p.22; DOS 310 Hope Bay sheet, 1961). Monte Whitten (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.310; Pierrou, 1970, p.726; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.301). The peak was further surveyed by FIDS in January 1955. Pico Whitten (Chile. DNH chart 510, 1955).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 25' 00.0" S
- 63.41667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 04' 00.0" W
- 57.06667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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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:
21-Nov-1949

Related information

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