Dentine Peak

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Dentine Peak
Highest point
Elevation 2,210 m (7,250 ft)
Coordinates 71°35′S 163°44′E / 71.583°S 163.733°E / -71.583; 163.733Coordinates: 71°35′S 163°44′E / 71.583°S 163.733°E / -71.583; 163.733
Geography
Location Pennell Coast, Victoria Land, Antarctica
Parent range Bowers Mountains

Dentine Peak (71°35′S 163°44′E / 71.583°S 163.733°E / -71.583; 163.733) is, at 2,210 metres (7,250 ft), the highest peak in the northeast portion of the Molar Massif in the Bowers Mountains. It was named from association with Molar Massif by geologist R.A. Cooper, leader of the New Zealand Antarctic Research Programme paleontological parties to this area, 1974–75 and 1981–82. The peak lies situated on the Pennell Coast, a portion of Antarctica lying between Cape Williams and Cape Adare.[1]

References[edit]

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