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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Mount Swadener (USA) 77° 16' 00.0" S 153° 45' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 132395 Place ID: 14313

A peak in the Sneddon Nunataks, in the N portion of the Alexandra Mountains of Edward VII Peninsula. Mapped by USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-66. Named by US-ACAN for Lt. John R. Swadener, USN, navigator of the ski-equipped R4D in which R. Admiral George Dufek made the first aircraft landing at the geographic South Pole, on Oct. 31, 1956.

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