This page presents the geographical name data for Valiente Peak in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.
Feature Name (see definition): Valiente Peak
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 15847
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 27' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 43' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.45
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.7166667
Elevation (see definition): 2165
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960
Description (see definition): Peak, 2,165 m, standing close N of the mouth of Lever Glacier where the latter enters Beascochea Bay, on the W coast of Graham Land. Discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10, under Charcot and named by him "Sommet Saens Valiente," probably for Captain J.P. Saenz Valiente of Argentina. Remapped by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill during surveys in Beascochea Bay in August 1935 and a journey to Trooz Glacier in January 1936. Name shortened by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959.
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