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Mount Wise, City of Plymouth

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Mount Wise, City of Plymouth

Mount Wise is a bare rock summit, the highest point (815 m) on Brown Peninsula. Named by A.J. Heine of the McMurdo Ice Shelf Project, 1962–63, for K.C. Wise, a New Zealander who explored the peninsula while a member of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1958–59.
Administrative CountyCity of Plymouth
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX4553
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
 

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