Egil Peak

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Egil Peak (72°24′S 1°18′E / 72.400°S 1.300°E / -72.400; 1.300Coordinates: 72°24′S 1°18′E / 72.400°S 1.300°E / -72.400; 1.300) is a peak, 2,640 metres (8,660 ft) high, at the east side of Isingen Mountain, in the Sverdrup Mountains of Queen Maud Land. It was photographed from the air by the Third German Antarctic Expedition (1938–39). It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian–British–Swedish Antarctic Expedition (NBSAE) (1949–52) and from air photos by the Norwegian expedition (1958–59), and was named for Egil Rogstad, chief radio operator with the NBSAE.[1]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Egil Peak" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).