Mount Deardorff

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Mount Deardorff (85°48′S 162°34′W / 85.800°S 162.567°W / -85.800; -162.567Coordinates: 85°48′S 162°34′W / 85.800°S 162.567°W / -85.800; -162.567) is a prominent peak, 2,380 metres (7,800 ft) high, surmounting the massive ridge dividing the heads of Moffett Glacier and Steagall Glacier in the Queen Maud Mountains. It was first mapped from ground surveys and air photos by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition, 1928–30, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for J. Evan Deardorff who made cosmic ray studies at McMurdo Station in 1964.