Copper Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Copper 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 1125m NE of Börgen Bay, Anvers Island, was sighted by BeAE in February 1898; roughly surveyed by DI, 1925-27, and named probably after the usage of whalers, following the collection in about 1918 of a rich sample of copper ore nearby (Thomas, 1921, p.89) (BA chart 3213, 14.i.1929; APC, 1955, p.7; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/3, 1-DOS 1979). Copper Mountain (Wilkins, 1930, p.362). Pico Copper (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; IHA, 1974, p.83). Cerro Cobre [=copper hill], Pico Cobre (Argentina. MM, 1953, p. 26, 268). Monte Del Cobre, Mount Copper (Cerro o Monte del Cobre) (Kosack, 1955b, p. 86, map facing p. 88). The peak was resurveyed by FIDS from "Arthur Harbour" in 1955. Green Spur, in allusion to its greenish colour caused by copper minerals (BA chart 3213, 23.iii. 1956). Pico Verde [=green peak] (Argentina. MM chart 129, 1957; Pierrou, 1970, p.713).
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