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Brocks Peak (Bulgarian: връх Брокс) is the sharp rocky peak in Ellsworth Mountains, Antarctica rising to 2300 m near the end of the side ridge that trends 6.5 km westwards from Ahrida Peak on the main crest of north-central Sentinel Range. It is named after the Bulgarian mountaineer Helmut Brocks (1895–1969), a pioneer of the organized tourist movement in Bulgaria.

Location

Brocks Peak is located at 78°01′32.7″S 86°18′34″W / 78.025750°S 86.30944°W / -78.025750; -86.30944, which is 4.58 km west of Ahrida Peak, 7.7 km north of Strahil Peak, 5.55 km east of Silyanov Peak, 11.73 km south of Mursalitsa Peak and 10 km southwest of Mount Dalrymple. US mapping in 1961.

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