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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Mussorgsky Peaks (RUS) 71° 22' 00.0" S 73° 36' 00.0" W Peak
Name ID: 119565 Place ID: 10021

Mussorgsky Peaks (GBR) 71° 30' 00.0" S 73° 19' 00.0" W Peak
Name ID: 110285 Place ID: 10021

rising to c. 500m between Brahms Inlet and Mendelssohn Inlet, SW Alexander Island, following map compilation by FIDS in 1959 from air photographs taken by RARE in 1947, were named after Modeste Petrovich Mussorgsky (1839-81), Russian composer, in association with the names of other composers in this area ([in 71°22'S 73°36'W] APC, 1961, p.3; DOS 710 sheet 14, 1963; Searle, 1963, end map; [co-ordinates corrected from US LANDSAT imagery of January 1973] BAS 250P sheet SR 17-18/15, 16, 1-DOS 1974; APC, 1977, p.23).

Mussorgsky Peaks (USA) 71° 29' 00.0" S 73° 22' 00.0" W Peak
Name ID: 129241 Place ID: 10021

Two rocky peaks rising to 500 m NW of Mount Grieg on Derocher Peninsula, Alexander Island. A number of peaks in this vicinity first appear on maps by the RARE, 1947-48. These peaks, apparently included within that group, were mapped from RARE air photos by Searle of the FIDS in 1960. Named by the UK-APC after Modeste Mussorgsky (1839-81), Russian composer.

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