Mount Manthe

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Aerial photo of Mount Manthe

Mount Manthe (74°47′S 99°21′W) is a mountain 575 meters (1,890 ft) high standing 5 nautical miles (9 km) north-northeast of Shepherd Dome, in the southern part of the Hudson Mountains along the Walgreen Coast.

It is six miles west of Inman Nunatak.

Discovery and name

The mountain was mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump during the 1946–47 season. Mount Manthe was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Lawrene L. Manthe, a meteorologist at Byrd Station in 1967.