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 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:
A bold array of peaks and ridges, 11 mi long and 5 mi wide, extending ESE from Mount Nares in the Churchill Mountains. The feature rises from c. 600 m on Starshot Glacier to c. 2600 m near Mount Nares and forms the divide between Flynn Glacier and Donnally Glacier. Named by US-ACAN after Dennis S. Peacock (Peacock Peak, q.v.), 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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