Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
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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Feature type: Peak
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:
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).
No images of this place could be found.