Wise, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Wise (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Mountain (2a)
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 on Brown Peninsula at 816m. A survey beacon was placed here during the 1962-63 summer by New Zealand surveyors.
Named by Arnold J Heine of the McMurdo Ice Shelf Project, 1962-63, for Ken C Wise, one of the New Zealanders who explored the peninsula while members of the New Zealand Geological and Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1958-59. Mr Wise also played a prominent part on the rescue of injured personnel in the New Zealand Sno-cat accident the following summer.
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