Mount Wasilewski

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Mount Wasilewski (75°11′S 71°24′W / 75.183°S 71.400°W / -75.183; -71.400Coordinates: 75°11′S 71°24′W / 75.183°S 71.400°W / -75.183; -71.400) is a prominent isolated mountain (1,615 m) located 9 nautical miles (17 km) east-southeast of Merrick Mountains in Palmer Land. First seen and photographed from the air by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Peter J. Wasilewski, member of the University of Wisconsin parties which explored this area in the 1961-62 and 1965-66 seasons.

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