Mounts Frakes (left) and Steere (right) from the northeast.
|Elevation||3,675 m (12,057 ft) |
|Prominence||1,780 m (5,840 ft) |
|Location||Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica|
|Parent range||Crary Mountains|
|Mountain type||Shield volcano|
The mountain was mapped by the USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-66. Named by US-ACAN for Lawrence A. Frakes, United States Antarctic Program geologist who worked three summer seasons in the Falkland Islands and Antarctica, 1964-65 through 1967-68.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mount Frakes
- "Antarctica Ultra-Prominences" Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2012-09-06.
- LeMasurier, W. E.; Thomson, J. W., eds. (1990). Volcanoes of the Antarctic Plate and Southern Oceans. American Geophysical Union. ISBN 0-87590-172-7.
- "Skiing the Pacific Ring of Fire and Beyond". Amar Andalkar's Ski Mountaineering and Climbing Site. 2007 . Retrieved 2005-01-14.
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