Mount Lanzerotti

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Mount Lanzerotti (74°50′S 71°33′W / 74.833°S 71.550°W / -74.833; -71.550Coordinates: 74°50′S 71°33′W / 74.833°S 71.550°W / -74.833; -71.550) is the northernmost of the Sky-Hi Nunataks, rising to about 1,550 metres (5,100 ft) in Palmer Land, Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in 1987 after Louis J. Lanzerotti, of Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey, principal investigator for upper atmosphere research at Siple Station and South Pole Station for many years from 1970. Lanzerotti was a member of the Polar Research Board at the National Academy of Sciences, 1982–90, and was Chairman of the Committee on Antarctic Policy and Science, 1992–93.[1]

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