Vorposten Peak

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Vorposten Peak (71°25′S 15°31′E / 71.417°S 15.517°E / -71.417; 15.517Coordinates: 71°25′S 15°31′E / 71.417°S 15.517°E / -71.417; 15.517) is an isolated peak (1,670 m) about 40 km (25 mi) northeast of the Payer Mountains in central Queen Maud Land. This feature was discovered by the Third German Antarctic Expedition (1938–1939), led by Capt. Alfred Ritscher, and named Vorposten (the outpost) because of its location at the eastern extremity of the area explored by the German expedition.

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