Nordenskjöld Peak

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Nordenskjöld Peak (54°29′S 36°22′W / 54.483°S 36.367°W / -54.483; -36.367Coordinates: 54°29′S 36°22′W / 54.483°S 36.367°W / -54.483; -36.367) is a conspicuous, partly snow-covered mountain, 2,355 m, which rises at the head of Nordenskjöld Glacier and stands close east of Mount Roots in the Allardyce Range of South Georgia. The name derives from nearby Nordenskjöld Glacier (itself named after Swedish explorer Otto Nordenskjöld), and was given by David Ferguson, Scottish geologist who visited South Georgia in 1911-12.

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