Barker Peak

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Barker Peak (77°30′S 168°18′E / 77.500°S 168.300°E / -77.500; 168.300Coordinates: 77°30′S 168°18′E / 77.500°S 168.300°E / -77.500; 168.300) is a peak 3.6 nautical miles (6.7 km) west-northwest of Mount Terror on Ross Island. The feature rises to about 2,200 metres (7,200 ft) and is the western of two peaks near the south end of the Giggenbach Ridge. It was named in 2000 by the New Zealand Geographic Board after Major James R. M. Barker, officer in command at Scott Base, 1970–71, and a New Zealand Antarctic Programme manager, 1970–86.[1]

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