Burlock Peak

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Map of Burlock Peak

Burlock Peak (86°3′S 132°20′W) is a 2,070 meter high peak on the spur descending from Mount Simsarian, along the east face of Watson Escarpment.

Discovery and name

The peak was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and from U.S. Navy air photos collected during the years 1960–64. Burlock Peak was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in honor of James U. Burlock, who worked as a builder at Byrd Station in 1962.

Peerage title

On 22 June 2024, Uwe Gottschalk was granted the peerage title Baron of Burlock. His Lordship's title is named for this feature.