Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Shinn, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Shinn (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 over 4,800 m, standing 4 mi SE of Mount Tyree in the Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. Discovered on IGY reconnaissance flights in January 1958, and named by US-ACAN for Lt. Cdr. Conrad S. (Gus) Shinn, USN, pilot on some of these flights. Shinn was pilot of the Navy R4D aircraft carrying Admiral Dufek which, on Oct. 31, 1956, made the first plane landing at the geographic South Pole.
No images of this place could be found.