Briesemeister Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Briesemeister 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 690m, WNW of Cape Rymill, Wilkins Coast, was photographed from the air on 20 December 1928 by Wilkins, who gave the name Finley Islands collectively to this peak, to the unnamed nunataks on its NW side, to Engel Peaks (q.v.) and to DeBusk Scarp (q.v.), after Dr J.K. Finley (Finley Heights, q.v.) (Wilkins, 1929, Fig. 32, p.369); rephotographed from the air by USAS in September 1940 (USHO, 1943, photograph facing p.272); surveyed from the ground by FIDS-RARE in January 1948, and named Briesemeister Peak after William A. Briesemeister (1895-1967), Chief Cartographer of AGS until 1963, who assisted RARE and who identified this feature as discovered by Wilkins (APC, 1955, p.6; DCS 601 sheet 69 62, 1955; USGS sketch map Palmer Land (North Part), 1979). Pik Brizemeyster (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). The name Mount Briesemeister had previously been applied in error to Mount Martin (q.v.) (Ronne, 1949, map p.230 and p.291).
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