Mount Lopez

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Map of Thurston Island.
Satellite image of Thurston Island.

Mount Lopez (72°0′S 101°41′W / 72.000°S 101.683°W / -72.000; -101.683Coordinates: 72°0′S 101°41′W / 72.000°S 101.683°W / -72.000; -101.683) is a peak of the Walker Mountains, located 5 nautical miles (9 km) east of Landfall Peak in the western part of Thurston Island, Antarctica. It was delineated from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump, 1946–47, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Ensign Maxwell A. Lopez of the U.S. Navy, a member of the expedition who lost his life in a seaplane crash at Thurston Island on December 30, 1946.[1]



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