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Derbyshire Peak
Highest point
Geography
Location Pennell Coast, Victoria Land, Antarctica

Derbyshire Peak (72°31′S 161°6′E / 72.517°S 161.100°E / -72.517; 161.100) is a small rock peak 4 nautical miles (7 km) north-northeast of Mount Weihaupt in the Outback Nunataks, Victoria Land, Antarctica. The topographical feature was first mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959–64, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Edward Derbyshire, a geologist at McMurdo Station, Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island, 1966–67. The peak lies situated on the Pennell Coast, a portion of Antarctica lying between Cape Williams and Cape Adare.

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