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Inan Peak

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Inan Peak (78°20′S 162°38′E / 78.333°S 162.633°E / -78.333; 162.633Coordinates: 78°20′S 162°38′E / 78.333°S 162.633°E / -78.333; 162.633) is a peak rising to 2,451 metres (8,041 ft) 1.15 miles (1.85 km) west of Mount Kempe in the Royal Society Range of Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in 1994 named after Umran Inan of Stanford University, who has conducted critical research since 1980 in the upper atmosphere of Antarctica at Siple Station and Palmer Station, and is internationally recognized as a leader in the study of upper-atmospheric phenomena.[1]


  1. ^ "Inan Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-07-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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