Decennial Peak

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

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

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Place ID: 3454
Name ID: 124207

Feature type: Peak (2d)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

A peak (4,020 m) situated 3 mi SW of Mount Kirkpatrick in Queen Alexandra Range. Mapped by USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1958-65. Named by US-ACAN in recognition of the Decennial of the Institute of Polar Studies, Ohio State University, in 1970, the same year the University celebrated its Centennial. The University and the Institute have been very active in Antarctic investigations since 1960.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
84° 22' 00.0" S
- 84.36667°
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Longitude:
166° 02' 00.0" E
166.03333°
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Altitude:
4020 m
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1970

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