Chuan Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Chuan 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.
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A peak, c.2200 m, located 1 mi NE of Barker Peak in the S part of Giggenbach Ridge, Ross Island. At the suggestion of P.R. Kyle, named by US-ACAN (2000) after Raymond L. Chuan who, as a scientist with the Brunswick Corporation, Costa Mesa, CA, undertook many airborne surveys of volcanic aerosols from Mount Erebus and also did sampling at the crater rim, 1983-84 and 1986-87; investigator (with Julie Palais) on a project which examined aerosols between Mount Erebus and the South Pole.
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