Atlantic Ocean
South Georgia
Stenhouse Peak 525 m

 

The Stenhouse Peak at 525 metres is situated on the Thatcher Peninsula at the Cumberland West Bay.

It is named after Joseph Russell Stenhouse (1887–1941).

 

www.mountainstamp.com South Georgia 2012 Stenhouse peak stamp

South Georgia 2012, Stenhouse Peak.
The stamp was issued in the series "Mountains of South Georgia".

Portrait of Cdr Joseph R Stenhouse.
Joseph Russell Stenhouse (1887–1941) was a Scottish-born seaman, Royal Navy Officer and Antarctic navigator, who commanded the expedition vessel SY Aurora during her 283-day drift in the ice while on service with the Ross Sea Party component of Sir Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-17. 

 

 

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