New Year Peak
New Year Peak is the major peak
Summit (topography)
In topography, a summit is a point on a surface that is higher in elevation than all points immediately adjacent to it. Mathematically, a summit is a local maximum in elevation...

 (about 2,600 m) on the northwest side of Toboggan Gap
Toboggan Gap
Toboggan Gap is a pass through the Millen Range just north of Turret Peak, offering good sledging from the polar plateau to the Pearl Harbor Glacier neve. Named by the Southern Party of NZFMCAE, 1962-63....

 in the Millen Range
Millen Range
The Millen Range is a prominent Northwest-Southeast trending range in Antarctica, located west of Cartographers Range in the Victory Mountains. Peaks in the range include Inferno, Omega, Le Couteur, Head, Cirque, Gless, Turret, Crosscut and Mount Aorangi. It was Named by the NZFMCAE, 1962–63, for...

, Victory Mountains
Victory Mountains
The Victory Mountains is a major group of mountains in Victoria Land, Antarctica, about long and wide, which is bounded primarily by Mariner and Tucker glaciers and the Ross Sea...

, Victoria Land
Victoria Land
Victoria Land is a region of Antarctica bounded on the east by the Ross Ice Shelf and the Ross Sea and on the west by Oates Land and Wilkes Land. It was discovered by Captain James Clark Ross in January 1841 and named after the UK's Queen Victoria...

. The name was suggested by Bradley Field, geologist, New Zealand Geological Survey, whose field party camped below the peak during the New Year
New Year
The New Year is the day that marks the time of the beginning of a new calendar year, and is the day on which the year count of the specific calendar used is incremented. For many cultures, the event is celebrated in some manner....

period, 1981-82.
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