(formerly Gioja B)
- Depth data from Kurt Fisher database
- Cherrington, 1969: 2.71 km
- The Moon's north pole (rotation axis) appears to be just outside the rim of Peary.
- Named for Robert Edwin Peary (May 6, 1856 – February 20, 1920), an American explorer who claimed to have been the first person, on April 6, 1909, to reach the geographic North Pole.
- Name originally proposed by Wilkins and Moore but not approved by IAU; shifted to a different crater in Rectified Lunar Atlas (1963) and approved by IAU in 1964 (Whitaker, 1999, p235).
L88: Difficult-to-observe polar crater.
Wood, C.A. 7/2005. Polar Pleasures. S&T 110(1):62-63