Röntgen Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Röntgen 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 c. 700m on Pasteur Peninsula, N Brabant Island, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of medicine grouped in this area, named after Wilhelm Konrad Röntgen (1845-1923), German physicist who discovered X-rays in 1895; Professor of Physics, University of Würzburg, and Nobel Laureate in physics, 1901 (APC, 1960, p.7; [shown in error 2km SSW of position] BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974).
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