Evans Peak

Evans Peak (78°17′S 85°58′W / 78.283°S 85.967°W / -78.283; -85.967Coordinates: 78°17′S 85°58′W / 78.283°S 85.967°W / -78.283; -85.967) is a prominent rock peak, 3,950 metres (12,960 ft) high, standing 3 nautical miles (6 km) east-northeast of Mount Ostenso in the Sentinel Range of the Ellsworth Mountains, Antarctica. It overlooks Rumyana Glacier to the north and Patton Glacier to the south. The peak was named by the University of Minnesota Geological Party to these mountains, 1963–64, for John Evans, a geologist with the party.

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


This page was last edited on 1 July 2017, at 14:59.
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