MacDonald Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
MacDonald Peak (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Peak (2d)
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:
Peak, 1,940 m, midway between Shockey Peak and Mount Crawford near the N end of the main ridge of the Sentinel Range. Discovered by Lincoln Ellsworth on his trans-Antarctic flight of Nov. 23, 1935. Named by the US-ACAN (1961) for William R. MacDonald of the Branch of Special Maps, USGS, which prepared the 1962 map of this range. Subsequently, MacDonald participated in numerous expeditions to Antarctica to supervise aerial photography used in preparing USGS maps of the continent. At the time of his death (1977) he was Chief of the Branch of International Activities, USGS, and a member of the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names, of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names.
No images of this place could be found.