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Valiente Peak: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Valiente Peak in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Valiente Peak should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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