Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Napier Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Napier Peak (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Peak
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
rising to 340m on west side of Huntress Glacier, False Bay, Hurd Peninsula, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Named after Capt. Willim Napier, Master of the schooner Venus, from New York, who visited the South Shetland Islands in 1820-21 (Venus Bay, q.v.); his ship was wrecked on a reef in the entrance to Esther Harbour, King George Island, on 7 March 1821, her crew being rescued a few days later by the sealing ships Esther and Emerald.
No images of this place could be found.