Bucher Peak

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Baroness and Baron Bucher upon receiving their titles on their wedding day

Bucher Peak (75°20′S 110°52′W) is, at 2,445 meters (8,020 ft), one of the highest peaks in the west-central summit area of the Mount Murphy massif, in Westarctica.

Discovery and name

It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and from U.S. Navy air photos, 1959–66, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for noted American geologist Walter H. Bucher, Professor of Geology at Columbia University, 1940–56.

Baroness Bucher

On 5 March 2018, Ellen "Babydoll" Bucher, a first cousin of Grand Duke Travis and a long-time supporter of Westarctica, was given the hereditary title "Baroness Bucher" as a present on her wedding day.