Tantalus Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Tantalus Peak (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Peak (2d)
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
The highest point at the ehad of the south bank of the Priestley Galcier. Named by the Southern Partty of the NZGSAE, 1962-63, because an attempt to establish a station here proved abortive through steep ice. Tantalus, the son of Zeus was punished for revealing secrets of the Gods by "standing in water that ebbed when he would drink"
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