Horten Peak

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Horten Peak (72°4′S 3°11′E / 72.067°S 3.183°E / -72.067; 3.183Coordinates: 72°4′S 3°11′E / 72.067°S 3.183°E / -72.067; 3.183) is a small rock peak, 2,470 metres (8,100 ft) high, rising south of the summit of Risemedet Mountain in the Gjelsvik Mountains of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Sixth Norwegian Antarctic Expedition (1956–60) and named by them.[1]

Confusingly, it is located only a few kilometres from its near-namesake, Hornet Peak.

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