Walton Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Walton 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 825 m between Northeast Glacier and Mount Rhamnus, Fallières Coast, was surveyed by BGLE in 1936 (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.432); resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1946-48, and named after Eric William Kevin Walton (b.1918), FIDS engineer, "Stonington Island", 1946-47, who in August 1946 rescued J. E. Tonkin of FIDS (Tonkin Island, q.v.) from a crevasse on Northeast Glacier and was subsequently awarded the Albert Medal "for gallantry" (exchanged for the George Cross in 1971); Deputy Leader, South Georgia Survey (V.D. Carse), 1951-52; father of J. L. W. Walton (Walton Heights, q.v.) (APC, 1955, p.22; DCS 601 sheet 68 66, 1955).
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