Mount Andes

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Map of the Tapley Mountains showing Mount Andes circled in red

Mount Andes (85°53′S 146°46′W) is a 2,525 meter peak, in the southeast part of the Tapley Mountains.

Discovery and name

The mountain was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from ground surveys and U.S. Navy air photos taken during the years 1960-63. Mount Andes was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in honor of Lieutenant Commander Paul G. Andes, U.S. Navy, who served as a pilot at McMurdo Station during the 1962–63 and 1963-64 Antarctic seasons.

Viscount of Andes

On 17 January 2019, the life peerage title Viscount of Andes was granted to Dirk Hennebach in recognition of his support of Westarctica.