Wong Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Wong 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:
Feature n.7 in ACAN minutes of 19/06/2000. A peak 1.6 mi NE of the summit of Mount Bird in NW Ross Island. The feature rises to over 1600 m. Named by NZGB (2000) after Frank Wong. Frank Wong (1950-1992) led the New Zealand initiative to establish a comprehensive and internationally legally binding regime to protect the Antarctic environment, and tabled the first draft of that Treaty at the ATCM XV in Paris in 1989. He led New Zealand delegations to the programme of subsequent negotiations of the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty, culminating in its conclusion in 1991. He had previously been involved in representing New Zealand at other Antarctic negotiations and was part of an official visit to Antarctica in 1983.
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