Richter Peaks


Richter Peaks (71°20′S 70°21′W / 71.333°S 70.350°W / -71.333; -70.350Coordinates: 71°20′S 70°21′W / 71.333°S 70.350°W / -71.333; -70.350) is a group of peaks rising to about 1,385 m located near the southern extremity of the Walton Mountains, situated in the central portion of Alexander Island, Antarctica. The peaks were named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Joseph J. Richter, United States Antarctic Research Program biologist, Palmer Station, 1965–66 and 1966–67.

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  This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document: "Richter Peaks". (content from the Geographic Names Information System