Chang Peak

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Chang Peak (77°4′S 126°38′W) is a snow-covered subsidiary peak, 2,920 meters (9,580 ft) high, on the northeastern slope of Mount Waesche, in the Executive Committee Range.

Discovery and name

The peak was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and from U.S. Navy trimetrogon photography collected during the years 1958–60. Chang Peak was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in honor of Feng-Keng (Frank) Chang, a Traverse Seismologist at Byrd Station in 1959, and a member of the Marie Byrd Land Traverse Party that explored this area during the 1959–60 research season.