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.
Death Records (United States)
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