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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Mount Kuipers (USA) 77° 54' 00.0" S 161° 24' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 127635 Place ID: 7890

An ice-free mountain (1,940 m) between Mount Benninghoff and Knobhead in Quartermain Mountains, Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN in 1992 after Ronald L. Kuipers, formerly of the Central Intelligence Agency; from 1968-80 associated with committees within the U.S. Government responsible for coordinating Antarctic policy; initiated and collaborated in the authorship of the atlas Polar Regions, CIA, 1978.

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