Murphy Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Murphy Peak (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Peak
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 prominent, partly ice-covered peak, 1280m, standing at the south side of Salmon Glacier and overlooking Garwood Valley, 5km southwest of Haggerty Hill across the glacier, on the Scott Coast, Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG11
Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1992 after Robert L. Murphy of Holmes and Narver, Inc., manager of the support contractor to the U.S. Antarctic Program, 1976-80 and 1990-92. Responsible for integrating operations of the (resulting in shared logistics and engineering capabilities) and for preparation of the McMurdo Station Long-Range Development Plan used to modernize infrastructure, 1980-92.
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