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Capling Peak
Capling Peak is located in Antarctica
Capling Peak
Capling Peak
Location in Antarctica
Highest point
Elevation 2,730 m (8,960 ft)
Location Borchgrevink Coast, Victoria Land, Antarctica
Parent range Victory Mountains, Croll Glacier

Capling Peak is a peak, 2,730 metres (8,960 ft) high, on the north side of Croll Glacier, 5 nautical miles (9 km) southeast of Bramble Peak, in the Victory Mountains, Victoria Land. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and from U.S. Navy air photos, 1960–64, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Robert W. Capling, U.S. Navy, aviation machinist's mate and flight engineer on Hercules aircraft at McMurdo Station during Operation Deep Freeze 1967 and 1968.

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