This page presents the geographical name data for Stroup 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): Stroup Peak
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 19156
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 06' 15" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 37' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.1041667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.6166667
Elevation (see definition): 1100
Decision Year (see definition): 01/15/2008
Description (see definition): A peak rising to 1100 meters at the extremity of the ridge extending east from Mount Curtiss, Gonville and Caius Range, Victoria Land. The peak stands 2.7 miles east of Mount Curtiss where it overlooks the north part of Wilson Piedmont Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2007) after CW04 William E. Stroup, Civil Engineer Corps (CEC), U.S. Navy (USN) (Seabees), who at the time was the senior enlisted Construction Electrician Chief and member of the construction crew which built the original Little America V Station and the original Byrd Station in the 1955-57 pre-IGY period. He was also a member of the Byrd Traverse to Byrd Station in 1956.
Date Created (see definition): 01/21/2008
Date Edited (see definition): No data