Mount Mende

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Mount Mende (74°50′S 71°36′W / 74.833°S 71.600°W / -74.833; -71.600Coordinates: 74°50′S 71°36′W / 74.833°S 71.600°W / -74.833; -71.600) is a nunatak 0.5 nautical miles (0.9 km) southwest of Mount Lanzerotti, rising to about 1,500 metres (5,000 ft) in the Sky-Hi Nunataks of Ellsworth Land, Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in 1987 after Stephen B. Mende of the Lockheed Research Laboratory, Palo Alto, California, a Principal Investigator in upper atmosphere research, including auroral studies, carried out at Siple Station and South Pole Station from 1973 onwards.[1]


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