Capling Peak facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCapling Peak
|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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