Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Frakes, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Frakes (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.
A prominent mountain (3,675 m) marking the highest elevation in the Crary Mountains, in Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-66. Named by US-ACAN for Lawrence A. Frakes, USARP geologist who worked three summer seasons in the Falkland Islands and Antarctica, 1964-65 through 1967-68.
No images of this place could be found.