Lee Peak

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Lee Peak (86°25′S 151°35′W / 86.417°S 151.583°W / -86.417; -151.583Coordinates: 86°25′S 151°35′W / 86.417°S 151.583°W / -86.417; -151.583) is a peak along the west side of Scott Glacier, 3 nautical miles (6 km) north of Mount Denauro, in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960–64, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Frank P. Lee, a photographer on aerial flights in Antarctica during U.S. Navy Operation Deep Freeze 1965, 1966 and 1967.[1]

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

Description: A peak along the W side of Scott Glacier, 3 mi N of Mount Denauro, in the Queen Maud Mountains. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1960-64. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Frank P. Lee, photographer on aerial flights in Antarctica during U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz) 1965, 1966 and 1967.