Beard Peak

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Beard Peak is a peak 2,360 metres (7,740 ft) high, along the north edge of the La Gorce Mountains, standing 4 nautical miles (7 km) south of the eastern tip of Mount Mooney. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and from U.S. Navy air photos, 1960–63, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Philip H. Beard, a photographer with U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6 during Operation Deep Freeze 1966 and 1967.[1]


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

Coordinates: 86°40′S 145°25′W / 86.667°S 145.417°W / -86.667; -145.417