Graphite Peak

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Graphite Peak (85°3′S 172°45′E / 85.050°S 172.750°E / -85.050; 172.750Coordinates: 85°3′S 172°45′E / 85.050°S 172.750°E / -85.050; 172.750) is a peak, 3,260 metres (10,700 ft) high, standing at the northeast end of a ridge running 3 nautical miles (6 km) northeast from Mount Clarke, just south of the head of Falkenhof Glacier in Antarctica. It was so named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (1961–62) because of the graphite found on the peak.[1]

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