Ainley Peak

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Ainley Peak (77°30′S 169°2′E / 77.500°S 169.033°E / -77.500; 169.033Coordinates: 77°30′S 169°2′E / 77.500°S 169.033°E / -77.500; 169.033) is a prominent peak, 1,240 metres (4,070 ft) high, located 3 miles (5 km) southwest of Post Office Hill in east Ross Island. Named after David G. Ainley, Point Reyes Bird Observatory, Stinson Beach, California, a United States Antarctic Program ornithologist who studied penguin and skua populations at Cape Crozier and McMurdo Sound in six seasons, 1969–70 to 1983–84.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Ainley Peak" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).