Thomson Peak

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Thomson Peak
Highest point
Elevation 2,350 m (7,710 ft)
Coordinates 71°59′S166°7′E / 71.983°S 166.117°E / -71.983; 166.117 Coordinates: 71°59′S166°7′E / 71.983°S 166.117°E / -71.983; 166.117
Geography
Location Pennell Coast, Victoria Land, Antarctica
Parent range Mirabito Range

Thomson Peak is a peak 2,350 metres (7,710 ft) situated 11 nautical miles (20 km) southeast of Mount Shute at the extreme south limit of Mirabito Range. Named by the northern party of New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1963–64, for Robert B. Thomson of New Zealand, scientific leader at Hallett Station, 1960; officer-in-charge at Wilkes Station, 1962; deputy leader at Scott Base, 1963–64.

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