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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Schmitt Mesa (GBR) 74° 56' 00.0" S 64° 05' 00.0" W
Name ID: 111071 Place ID: 12838

S part of Latady Mountains (q.v.), Lassiter Coast, rising to c. 1000m, was named after Waldo LaSalle Schmitt (1887-1977), American marine biologist and Honorary Research Associate, Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC; in FID mail ship Fleurus (Capt. Adamsen) to Deception Island in 1927 and in USCGC Staten Island on cruise to Marguerite Bay and the Weddell Sea, ODF, 1962-63; Editor of several volumes in the Antarctic Research Series of the American Geophysical Union (USGS sketch map Ellsworth Land-Palmer Land, 1969; APC, 1975, p.5; BAS 500P sheet SS 17-20/SE, 1-DOS 1981).

Schmitt Mesa (USA) 74° 56' 00.0" S 64° 05' 00.0" W Mesa
Name ID: 131285 Place ID: 12838

A prominent, mainly ice-covered mesa, 15 mi long and 5 mi wide, forming the southern rampart of Latady Mountains at the base of Antarctic Peninsula. Mapped by USGS from surveys and USN air photos, 1961-67. Named by US-ACAN for Waldo L. Schmitt, marine biologist, Honorary Research Associate of the Smithsonian Institution. Schmitt was aboard Fleurus at Deception Island in 1927. He participated in the Staten Island cruise to Marguerite Bay and Weddell Sea in the 1962-63 season.

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