Briggs Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Briggs Peak (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Peak (2d)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
An isolated, conical mountain (1,120 m) on the NE side of Wordie Ice Shelf, Antarctic Peninsula. First roughly surveyed by BGLE, 1936-37. Photographed by RARE, Nov. 1947 (trimetrogon air photography). Surveyed from the ground by FIDS in 1949 and 1958. Named by UK-APC after Henry Briggs (1556-1630), English mathematician who, with John Napier, was responsible for the invention of logarithms, about 1614.
No images of this place could be found.