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Stoner Peak

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Stoner Peak (77°54′S 163°6′E) is a distinctive peak, 1,300 m, surmounting the east extremity of the ridge between Covert Glacier and Spring Glacier and forming its highest point, in northeast Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after James E. Stoner, cartographer, United States Geological Survey (USGS); active in geodetic control planning and data reduction in USGS from 1981; member of USGS geodetic control teams in McMurdo Dry Valleys during the 1986–87 and 1989–90 field seasons; team leader, 1989–90, with additional control work in remote sites working from U.S. icebreakers.

Map of Stoner Peak, Antarctica

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

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Stoner Peak Wikipedia


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