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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Schwerdtfeger, Mount (USA) 78° 21' 00.0" S 162° 46' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 131324 Place ID: 16765

A peak (2950 m) on the ridge at the head of Renegar Glacier, 1.75 miles south of Mount Kempe in Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1994) after Werner Schwerdtfeger, senior meteorological researcher, University of Wisconsin, a driving force in the study of Antarctic meteorology. His specialty was the study of the barrier winds east of the Antarctic Peninsula.

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