Fallone Nunataks

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The Fallone Nunataks (85°21′S 142°54′W / 85.350°S 142.900°W / -85.350; -142.900Coordinates: 85°21′S 142°54′W / 85.350°S 142.900°W / -85.350; -142.900) are a chain of nunataks 10 nautical miles (19 km) long, located 10 nautical miles northeast of the Harold Byrd Mountains, between the edge of the Ross Ice Shelf and the Watson Escarpment. They were named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Lieutenant Paul R. Fallone, Jr., U.S. Navy, aide to the Commander, U.S. Naval Support Force, Antarctica, 1962.[1]

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