Shibuya Peak

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Shibuya Peak
Shibuya Peak is located in Antarctica
Shibuya Peak
Shibuya Peak
Location in Antarctica
Highest point
Elevation 1,254 metres (4,114 ft)
Coordinates 75°10′S 133°35′W / 75.167°S 133.583°W / -75.167; -133.583Coordinates: 75°10′S 133°35′W / 75.167°S 133.583°W / -75.167; -133.583
Location Antarctica
Parent range Demas Range

Shibuya Peak is a rocky summit 1,254 metres (4,114 ft) tall on the east side of Berry Glacier, 4 miles (6 km) southeast of Demas Range, in Marie Byrd Land. It was mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-65. It was named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Franklin T. Shibuya, United States Antarctic Research Program (USARP) meteorologist at Byrd Station, in 1923.

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