Mount Moses

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Rocks on the surface of Mount Moses

Mount Moses (74°33′S 99°11′W) is, at 750 meters (2,460 ft), the highest and most prominent of the Hudson Mountains of Westarctica, located near the center of the group, about 14 nautical miles (26 km) north-northeast of Mount Manthe.

Discovery and name

The mountain was mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump during the 1946–47 research season. Mount Moses was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in honor of Robert L. Moses, who served as a geomagnetist and seismologist at Byrd Station in 1967.