Mount Jiracek

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Mount Jiracek (73°46′S 163°56′E / 73.767°S 163.933°E / -73.767; 163.933Coordinates: 73°46′S 163°56′E / 73.767°S 163.933°E / -73.767; 163.933) is a mountain, 2,430 metres (7,970 ft) high, rising at the west side of the head of Tinker Glacier, in the Southern Cross Mountains of Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960–64, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for George R. Jiracek, a geophysicist at McMurdo Station in 1964–65.[1]

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  1. ^ "Jiracek, Mount". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-07-25.

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