Detling Peak

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Detling Peak (75°14′S 114°52′W / 75.233°S 114.867°W / -75.233; -114.867Coordinates: 75°14′S 114°52′W / 75.233°S 114.867°W / -75.233; -114.867) is a cone-shaped, ice-covered peak located 12 nautical miles (22 km) southwest of Morrison Bluff in the Kohler Range, Marie Byrd Land. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959–66, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for James K. Detling, a United States Antarctic Research Program biologist with the Marie Byrd Land Survey Party, 1966–67.[1]

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