Le Vaux Peak
Discovery and name
Le Vaux Peak was mapped by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photographs taken during the years 1958-60. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Howard A. Le Vaux, an auroral physicist at Byrd Station in 1959. He was also a member of the Marie Byrd Land Traverse Party during the 1959-60 research season.