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|Elevation||1,255 m (4,117 ft)|
|Location||Adare Peninsula, Victoria Land, Antarctica|
Hanson Peak is a small peak, 1,255 metres (4,120 ft) high, 4 nautical miles (7 km) south of Cape Adare in the northern part of Adare Peninsula, Antarctica. It was named by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee after Nicolai Hanson, a member of the British Antarctic Expedition 1898–1900, under C.E. Borchgrevink, who was the first man known to have died on the Antarctic mainland (at Cape Adare, October 14, 1899, where his grave is located).
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