Precious Peaks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Precious Peaks (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 360m on NE side of Martel Inlet, Admiralty Bay, King George Island, were called Promontorio Negro Notable [=conspicuous black promontory] by CAE, 1947 (Chile. DNH chart 1403, 1962; IHA, 1974, p.209); following surveys by FIDS from 1948 and air photography by FIDASE in 1956, named Precious Peaks after Alan Precious (b. 1926), FIDS meteorological observer, "Hope Bay", 1954-56, and Base Leader, "Admiralty Bay", 1957-58 (APC, 1960, p.7; Hawkes, 1961, map p.3; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968).
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