Thursday, September 5, 2019

Mount Quackenbush, Antartica

Mount Quackenbush (WikiMiniAtlas 80°21′S 156°58′E Coordinates: 80°21′S 156°58′E) is a flat-topped mountain, 2,435 m, which forms a projecting angle along the steep cliffs bordering the north side of Byrd Glacier, just west of Peckham Glacier. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Captain Robert S. Quackenbush, Jr., Chief of Staff to Admiral Cruzen (Central Group of Task Force 68) in U.S. Navy Operation Highjump, 1946–47, led by Admiral Byrd.

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