Behaim Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Behaim 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. 800m, E of Mikkelsen Bay, Fallières Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE in November 1947 and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1958; in association with the names of pioneers of navigation grouped in this area, named after Martin Behaim (1459-1506), German cosmographer and navigator who is credited with the first adoption of the astronomer's astrolabe for navigation at sea in 1480 (APC, 1962, p.4; DOS 610 sheet W 68 66, 1963).
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