Sherve Peak

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Sherve Peak
Sherve Peak is located in Antarctica
Sherve Peak
Sherve Peak
Location in Antarctica
Highest point
Elevation 2,200 metres (7,200 ft)
Coordinates 77°31′S 168°46′E / 77.517°S 168.767°E / -77.517; 168.767Coordinates: 77°31′S 168°46′E / 77.517°S 168.767°E / -77.517; 168.767
Location Antarctica
Parent range Kyle Hills

Sherve Peak is a peak rising to 2200 m in the west part of Guardrail Ridge in Kyle Hills, Ross Island. It was named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2000) after John Sherve, facilities maintenance supervisor/construction coordinator at McMurdo Station, 1988–94; ASA resident manager at McMurdo Station, winter 1994; National Science Foundation (NSF) McMurdo Station manager, December 1997-Nov. 1998.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Sherve Peak" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).