Leininger Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Leininger 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 1325m at base of Eielson Peninsula, Wilkins Coast, was probably first seen from the ground by USAS in December 1940; photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and surveyed from the ground by FIDS-RARE from "Stonington Island" in January 1948; named after Cdr Joseph A. Leininger, USNR, who devised plans for the loading of cargo and alterations in the RARE ship Port of Beaumont (APC, 1955, p.13; DCS 601 sheet 70 62, 1955; BAS 250 sheet SR 19-20/12, 1-DOS 1976). Gora Layninger-Pik (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Pik Layninger (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl.24). The peak was photographed from the air by USN in 1966 and resurveyed from the ground by BAS from "Stonington Island" in 1973.
No images of this place could be found.