Alan Peak

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Alan Peak (72°39′S 0°11′E / 72.650°S 0.183°E / -72.650; 0.183Coordinates: 72°39′S 0°11′E / 72.650°S 0.183°E / -72.650; 0.183), also known as Alanpiggen, is a peak at the west side of the mouth of Reece Valley, in the south part of the Sverdrup Mountains in Queen Maud Land. Plotted from air photos by the Third German Antarctic Expedition (1938–39). Remapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition (NBSAE) (1949–1952) and air photos by the Norwegian expedition (1958–59). Named for Alan William Reece, geologist with the NBSAE (1949–52) and earlier with the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey.

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