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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
McKelvey, Mount (USA) 85° 21' 00.0" S 87° 18' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 128683 Place ID: 9295

A rocky, mostly ice-free peak (2,090 m) situated less than 1 mi E of Mount Walcott in the eastern portion of the Thiel Mountains. Surveyed by the USGS Thiel Mountains party, 1960-61. Named by US-ACAN for Vincent E. McKelvey, ninth director of the U.S. Geological Survey, 1971-78. During this period numerous USGS geologic and topographic expeditions, for which he had administrative responsibility, were carried out in Antarctica.

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