Goldstream Peak

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Goldstream Peak (86°41′S 148°30′W / 86.683°S 148.500°W / -86.683; -148.500Coordinates: 86°41′S 148°30′W / 86.683°S 148.500°W / -86.683; -148.500) is a peak rising to about 2,800 metres (9,200 ft) at the junction of ridges from Mount Gjertsen, Mount Grier, and Johansen Peak, in the La Gorce Mountains of Antarctica. The peak was geologically mapped by a United States Antarctic Research ProgramArizona State University field party, 1980–81, and named by Edmund Stump, leader of the party. The name derives from a contact between shallow intrusions on the west face of the peak, which has produced gold, yellow, and brown coloration along a meandering line.[1]

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