Mount Krebs

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Mount Krebs (84°50′S 170°20′W / 84.833°S 170.333°W / -84.833; -170.333Coordinates: 84°50′S 170°20′W / 84.833°S 170.333°W / -84.833; -170.333) is a prominent rock peak, 1,630 metres (5,350 ft) high, surmounting the central part of the main ridge of Lillie Range, 4 nautical miles (7 km) north of Mount Daniel, in the foothills of the Prince Olav Mountains, Antarctica. It was discovered by the U.S. Ross Ice Shelf Traverse Party (1957–58) under A.P. Crary, and named by him for Commander Manson Krebs, U.S. Navy, helicopter and airplane pilot of U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6 during Operation Deep Freeze.[1]

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