Brown Peak (Sturge Island)
|Sturge Island, Balleny Islands, East Antarctica|
|Elevation||1,524 m (5,000 ft)|
|Prominence||1,524 m (5,000 ft)|
Discovery and naming
John Balleny discovered Brown Peak in February 1839, and named it for W. Brown, a merchant who provided financial support to the Enderby Brothers' expedition. In 1841, Captain James Clark Ross, who sighted the islands on his own expedition to Antarctica, gave it the name Russell Peak.
- LeMasurier, W. E.; Thomson, J. W. (eds.) (1990). Volcanoes of the Antarctic Plate and Southern Oceans. American Geophysical Union. pp. 512 pp. ISBN 0-87590-172-7.
- "Brown Peak (New Zealand)". Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research.
- "Brown Peak (United States)". Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research.
- "Sturge Island". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution.
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