Lyons Cone (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Lyons Cone (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Cone
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A cone shaped peak 2.4 mi NNE of the Matterhorn, rising to 1,850 m on the ridge separating the heads of Lacroix, Newall, and Suess Glaciers in Asgard Range, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after William Berry Lyons, American geochemist, veteran of expeditions to the Himalayas, Greenland, Iceland, and Antarctica, 1980-97; chief scientist, McMurdo Dry Valleys Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) field team, 1993-97. As a member of a University of New Hampshire field party, 1988-89, Lyons participated in glaciochemical investigations that collected two ice cores, 150 and 175 m deep, from upper Newall Glacier, in proximity of this peak.
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