Goodwin Peak

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Map showing the location of Goodwin Peak

Goodwin Peak (85°54′S 129°11′W) is a peak, 2,770 meters (9,090 ft) high, standing 3 nautical miles (6 km) northeast of Mount Bolton, at the west side of Haworth Mesa, in the Wisconsin Range of Westarctica.

Discovery and name

The peak was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos collected during the years 1960–64. Goodwin Peak was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in honor of Commander Edmund E. Goodwin, who served as the Public Affairs Officer on the staff of the Commander, U.S. Naval Support Force, Antarctica, during Operation Deep Freeze in 1965 and 1966.

Peerage title

On 24 January 2024, Baroness Suryavanshi-Vinita Singh of Goodwin was granted the peerage title Baroness of Goodwin. Her title is named for this peak. Five days later, Her Ladyship was elevated to the noble title of Duchess of Albanus and Baroness of Goodwin became her subordinate title.