Buennagel Peak

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Map showing location of Buennagel Peak

Buennagel Peak (77°30′S 146°46′W) is a rock peak 1 nautical mile (2 km) east of Alexander Peak in the north part of the Haines Mountains, in the Ford Ranges of Westarctica.

Discovery and name

It was mapped by the United States Antarctic Service (1939–41) and by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos (1959–65), and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Lawrence A. Buennagel, a geomagnetist/seismologist who served at Byrd Station during the 1968 research season.

Peerage title

On 21 August 2023, Lea Paulinic was granted the peerage title Baroness of Buennagel. Her title was named for this peak.