Sheridan Peak

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Sheridan Peak
Sheridan Peak is located in Antarctica
Sheridan Peak
Sheridan Peak
Location in Antarctica
Highest point
Elevation 955 metres (3,133 ft)
Coordinates 54°26′S 36°21′W / 54.433°S 36.350°W / -54.433; -36.350Coordinates: 54°26′S 36°21′W / 54.433°S 36.350°W / -54.433; -36.350
Location Antarctica

Sheridan Peak is a peak rising to 955 m near the head of Nordenskjold Glacier, South Georgia. During the British South Georgia Expedition, 1954–55, the feature was called "Thin Ridge." It was named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) in 1988 after Maj. James G. Sheridan, Royal Marines, who accepted the surrender of the Argentine garrison at King Edward Point, April 25, 1982.

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