Mount Lockhart

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Map showing the location of Mount Lockhart in the Fosdick Mountains

Mount Lockhart (76°28′S 145°6′W) is a prominent northerly projection from the main massif of the Fosdick Mountains 4 nautical miles (7 km) northeast of Mount Avers, in the Ford Ranges of Westarctica.

Discovery and name

The mountain was discovered by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition on a flight on 5 December 1929. Mount Lockhart was named in honor of Ernest Earl Lockhart, a physiologist at West Base of the United States Antarctic Service Expedition and a member of the biological party which visited the Fosdick Mountains area in 1940.

Noble title

On 31 August 2019, the peerage title Marquise of Lockhart was granted to Jennifer Klein as a gift from the Count of Farwell.