Mount Curl

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Mount Curl (70°48′S 63°7′W / 70.800°S 63.117°W / -70.800; -63.117Coordinates: 70°48′S 63°7′W / 70.800°S 63.117°W / -70.800; -63.117) is the snow-covered summit of a ridge located 4 nautical miles (7 km) east-northeast of Gatlin Peak, just northeast of the Welch Mountains in Palmer Land. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey in 1974, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for James E. Curl, a United States Antarctic Research Program glaciologist in the South Shetland Islands, 1971–72, 1972–73 and 1973–74.[1]


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