Crookes Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Crookes 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. 1500m NE of Widmark Ice Piedmont, Graham Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers in the prevention of snow-blindness grouped in this area, named after Sir William Crookes (1832-1919), English chemist and physicist whose work on the optical properties of tinted glass, 1909-13, led to the design of the first satisfactory snow goggles; President of the Royal Society, 1913-15 (APC, 1959a, p.5).
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