Marks Peak

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Marks Peak (76°30′S 125°45′W / 76.500°S 125.750°W / -76.500; -125.750Coordinates: 76°30′S 125°45′W / 76.500°S 125.750°W / -76.500; -125.750) is a rocky peak, 3,325 metres (10,910 ft) high, on the south side of the crater rim of Mount Hampton, in the Executive Committee Range of Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy trimetrogon photography, 1958–60, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Keith E. Marks, an electronics engineer at the National Bureau of Standards, and a member of the Marie Byrd Land Traverse Party, 1959–60.[1]

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