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Antarctica Service Medal
with "Wintered Over" device
Reverse Side: A polar projection with
the geodesic lines of the continent of
Antarctica across which appear the words: COURAGE • SACRIFICE • DEVOTION
with wintered over clasp
this medal is ranked higher than the
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
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Excerpt of "Latino Peak" from USGS Topographic map of the Cape Hallett area
Latino Peak (72°9′S 167°33′E / 72.150°S 167.550°E / -72.150; 167.550) is peak 2,290 metres (7,500 ft) high situated 4 nautical miles (7 km) south-southwest of Mount Hazlett in the Victory Mountains of Victoria Land, Antarctica. It is the highest peak in the vicinity of the bifurcation where Tucker Glacier and Pearl Harbor Glacier converge. Its western slope is drained by Summers Glacier.
The peak was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photos, 1960–64, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Terry L. Latino, a U.S. Navy SeaBee who camped at McMurdo Station on Ross Island as a member the U.S. Navy Antarctic Support summer expeditions of 1965, 1966. He also wintered there as a member of the Operation Deep Freeze Winter-Over party of 1967 and also served in the Vietnam War in 1968–69.