Menipa Peak

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Menipa Peak (71°56′S 25°10′E / 71.933°S 25.167°E / -71.933; 25.167Coordinates: 71°56′S 25°10′E / 71.933°S 25.167°E / -71.933; 25.167) is a peak, 2,590 metres (8,500 ft) high, standing 5 nautical miles (9 km) north of Mefjell Mountain in the central part of the Sør Rondane Mountains of Antarctica. It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers in 1946 from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936–37, and in 1957 from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump, 1946–47. The feature was named "Menipa" (the middle peak) by the Norwegians.[1]

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