Greaves Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Greaves 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 235m at NW end of Greenwich Island, was presumably known to nineteenth-century sealers in the area; charted by DI, 1934-35, and named descriptively Black Peak (Nelson and others, chart, 1935b; BA 1942, p.41; chart 1774, 9.vii.1948; APC, 1955, p.5). Pico Black (Argentina. MM chart ZZ, 1948). Pico Negro [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.213; Pierrou, 1970, p.542). Pic Black (France. SHM, 1954, p.45). Monte Negro (Chile. DNH chart 1400, 1961; IHA, 1974, p. 209). Following air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57, and ground survey by FIDS, 1957-59, the feature was renamed Greaves Peak after Capt. Alexander Benjamin Greaves, Master of the British sealing ship Brussa from London, who visited the South Shetland Islands, 1821-22 (APC, 1962, p.15; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968).
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