This page presents the geographical name data for Venetz 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): Venetz Peak
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 15943
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 23' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
025° 30' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.3833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -25.5
Elevation (see definition): 1500
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A peak rising to c. 1,500 m and surmounting the SE rim of Bonney Bowl in the Herbert Mountains, Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of glacial geologists grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 after Ignaz Venetz-Sitten (known as Venetz, 1788-1859), Swiss engineer and glacial geologist who, in 1821, first expressed in detail the idea that Alpine glaciers were formerly much more extensive.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data