Benninghoff, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Benninghoff (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Peak
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
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A mainly ice-free mountain 1964m 2.6km southeast of Terra Cotta Mountain in Quartermain Mountains, Victoria Land. Overlooking Ferrar Glacier to the south. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG08
Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1993 after William S. Benninghoff (1918-93), Professor of Botany, University of Michigan, 1957-88, retiring as Professor Emeritus of Botany. Seasonal visits to Antarctica in 1968, 1976, 1977 and 1989, member, SCAR Working Group on Biology, 1968-87, member, Polar Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences, 1966-86.
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