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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Frakes, Mount (USA) 76° 48' 00.0" S 117° 42' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 125340 Place ID: 4891

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.

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