Barker, Dr Peter

Dr Peter Barker 12 June 1939 to  25 June 2012

Marine geophysicist Dr Peter Barker spent 30 years researching marine geophysics and led many research cruises in the South Georgia area. The Barker Plateau in the Scotia Ridge was named after him.

His ashes were scattered off Hope Point by his wife Jenny on 5 November 2015 and have joined the seas that he dedicated so much of his life to studying.

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