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Toros Peak (Bulgarian: връх Торос) is the rocky twin summit peak rising to 3000 m in Zinsmeister Ridge on the northeast side of Vinson Massif in Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains in Antarctica, and surmounting Dater Glacier to the east and its tributary Hinkley Glacier to the northwest.

The peak is named after the settlement of Toros in Northern Bulgaria.

Location

Toros Peak is located at 78°28′03″S 85°14′55″W / 78.46750°S 85.24861°W / -78.46750; -85.24861Coordinates: 78°28′03″S 85°14′55″W / 78.46750°S 85.24861°W / -78.46750; -85.24861, which is 1.66 km northeast of Vanand Peak, 5.16 km south-southeast of Mount Segers and 7.38 km west of Mount Waldron. US mapping in 1961, updated in 1988.

Maps

  • D. Gildea and C. Rada. Vinson Massif and the Sentinel Range. Scale 1:50 000 topographic map. Omega Foundation, 2007.
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