Admiralen Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Admiralen Peak (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Peak
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
rising to c. 300m on W side of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, was probably one of the peaks called Le Poing or The Fist (Wegger Peak, q.v.); following surveys by FIDS from Admiralty Bay , 1948-60, and air photography by FIDASE in 1956, named Admiralen Peak after Admiralen (Kapt. S ren Andersen), the first modern floating factory ship, owned by A/S rnen and first operated in Admiralty Bay, January 1906 (Hauken Rock, rnen Rocks, q.v.) (APC, 1960, p.2; BA chart, 1774, 14.ix.1962). Admiration Peak, in error (BA, 1963, p.20).
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