Ellerbeck Peak


Ellerbeck Peak ( ) is a peak rising to 685 m on the south side of Sörling Valley, South Georgia. It was named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) in 1987 after Lieutenant Commander John A. Ellerbeck DSC, Royal Navy. During the Falklands War, he was the pilot in command of the helicopter from HMS Endurance that attacked and disabled the Argentine submarine Santa Fe during the retaking of Grytviken on April 25, 1982.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document: "Ellerbeck Peak" . (content from the Geographic Names Information System)









Categories: Mountains and hills of South Georgia | Falklands War in South Georgia | South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands geography stubs




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