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Nikolai Hanson Grave
Adare Peninsula, Antarctica

Source: United States Geologic Survey, Geographic Names Information System. Total records = 1.

Location: Near Hanson Peak (Lat: 71.21S, Lon: 170.18E) A small peak (1,255 m) 4 mi S of Cape Adare in the N part of Adare Peninsula.

Named by the NZ-APC after Nikolai Hanson, member of the BrAE, 1898-1900, under C.E. Borchgrevink, who was the first man known to have died on the Antarctic mainland (at Cape Adare, Oct. 14, 1899). Hanson's grave surmounts nearby Cape Adare.

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