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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Röntgen Peak (GBR) 64° 02' 00.0" S 62° 18' 00.0" W Peak
Name ID: 110932 Place ID: 12343

rising to c. 700m on Pasteur Peninsula, N Brabant Island, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of medicine grouped in this area, named after Wilhelm Konrad Röntgen (1845-1923), German physicist who discovered X-rays in 1895; Professor of Physics, University of Würzburg, and Nobel Laureate in physics, 1901 (APC, 1960, p.7; [shown in error 2km SSW of position] BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974).

Röntgen Peak (USA) 64° 02' 00.0" S 62° 17' 00.0" W Peak
Name ID: 130927 Place ID: 12343

Peak 1 mi SE of Cape Cockburn in the NE part of Pasteur Peninsula, Brabant Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Shown on an Argentine government chart in 1953, but not named. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57, and mapped from these photos in 1959. Named by the UK-APC for Wilhelm K. von Rontgen (1845-1923), German physicist who discovered X-rays in 1895.

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