Peacock Heights (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Peacock Heights (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Heights (2b)
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:
A bold array of peaks and ridges, 17km long and 8km wide, extending south-east from Mount Nares in the Churchill Mountains. The feature rises from approximately 600m on Starshot Glacier to approximately 2600m near Mount Nares and forms the divide between Flynn Glacier and Donnally Glacier. Named after Dennis S Peacock (Peacock Peak), Director, Solar-Terrestrial Physics Program in the Division of Atmospheric Sciences, National Science Foundation, 1975-87; Section Head for Upper Atmospheric Research, 1988-91; U.S. Antarctic Program Chief Scientist, 1991-2002, concurrently serving as Head, Polar Sciences Section in the NSF Office of Polar Programs.
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