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Korsch, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Korsch (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 pyramidal peak, rising to c. 4,000 m on the NW margin of Markham Plateau, Queen Elizabeth Range, 3 mi W of Mount Markham. Named by US-ACAN in 1988 after geologist Russell J. Korsch who, with E. Stump and D. Egerton, climbed and geologically mapped this peak on Dec. 3, 1985, as a member of a USARP field party. Korsch was a member of USARP field parties, 1968-69 and 1985-86; NZARP field parties, 1982-83 and 1984-85.
No images of this place could be found.