Rea Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Rea 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:
highest peak on King George Island (c. 800m), N of King George Bay, was photographed from the air by FIDASE in 1956 and surveyed from the ground by FIDS, 1957-59; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area, named after Henry Rea, Master, RN (b.?1804), commanding the schooner Hopeful (Mount Hopeful, q.v.), 1833-34, during the rescue of the crew of the tender Rose crushed in the pack ice (Rose Peak, q.v.) (APC, 1960, p.7; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1968).
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