Coblentz Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Coblentz 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. 1200m NE of Holtedahl Bay, Graham Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956-57; in association with the names in this area of pioneers of research into the prevention of snowblindness, named after William Weber Coblentz (1873-1962), American physicist with the National Bureau of Standards, 1905-45, whose work on the transmissive properties of tinted glass contributed to the design of satisfactory snow-goggles (APC, 1959a, p.5).
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