Rowland, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Rowland (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Mountain (2a)
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 mountain with a sharp-pointed summit rising to 1550 meters in the central part of Rutherford Ridge, Saint Johns Range, Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN (2007) after F. Sherwood Rowland, Professor of Chemistry, University of California at Irvine, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 1995. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Professor Paul Crutzen, Max-Planck-Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany (Dutch citizen); Professor Mario Molina, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences and Department of Chemistry, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA; and Professor F. Sherwood Rowland, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA ?for their work in atmospheric chemistry, particularly concerning the formation and decomposition of ozone.?
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