Deschanel Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Deschanel 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 750m on S side of Rasmussen Peninsula, Fallières Coast, was roughly mapped as an island in c. 69°05'S 66°50'W by FAE, 1908-10, in January 1909, and named Sommet Deschanel probably after a supporter of the expedition (Charcot, 1912, Pl. 1 and 2; Bongrain, 1914, vues 26 and 39 following p.60). Deschanel Mount (BA chart 3175, 9.x.1914). Deschanel Fj. (HA chart, 1927). Deschanel Peak (Wilkins, 1929, map facing p.374; APC, 1962, p.10; DOS 610 sheet W 68 66, 1963). The peak was photographed from the air by BGLE in 1936 and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948-49 and 1958. Despite FAE's incorrect positioning, the feature was identified from the expedition's sketches. Deschannel [sic] Peak (BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/2, 1-DOS 1978).
No images of this place could be found.