Discovery and name
Tasch Peak was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy tricamera aerial photographs taken during the years 1959-66. The peak was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in honor of Paul Tasch. Tasch served as a United States Antarctic Research Program geologist in the Sentinel Range and Ohio Range during the summer 1966-67 research season, and at Coalsack Bluff during the 1969-70 season.
Baron of Tasch
On 3 February 2019, Oliver Jandt was granted the peerage title Baron of Tasch in recognition of his support of Westarctica.