Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Brown Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Brown Peak (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Peak (2d)
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 peak (1,705 m) in the northern part of Sturge Island, in the Balleny Islands. Discovered in Feb. 1839 by John Balleny, who named it for W. Brown, one of the merchants who helped Charles Enderby in sending the expedition. Resighted in 1841 by Capt. James Ross, who inadvertently applied the name Russell Peak.
No images of this place could be found.