Pilon Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Pilon 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 peak at 1880m, 4km from the summit of Mount Works along the north side of Horne Glacier, in Everett Range, Concord Mountains.
Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from ground surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-62. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Commander Jerome R. Pilon, U.S. Navy (USN), Operations Officer of Antarctic Development Squadron Six (1967-68), Executive Officer (1968-69), and Commanding Officer (1969-70). Commander Pilon served on the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names, 1976-78.
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