Heathcock Peak

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Map showing Heathcock Peak

Heathcock Peak (86°7′S 130°40′W) is a peak, 2,310 meters (7,580 ft) high, located in the eastern part of the Caloplaca Hills in Antarctica and overlooking the western edge of Reedy Glacier.

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. Heathcock Peak was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in honor of Joe D. Heathcock, a U.S. Navy Seabee stationed at Byrd Station in 1962.