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==Discovery and name==
 
==Discovery and name==
The mountains were discovered by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition in 1929, and named by [[Richard E. Byrd]] for Raymond B. Fosdick, who became president of the Rockefeller Foundation.
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The mountains were discovered by the [[Byrd Antarctic Expedition]] in 1929, and named by [[Richard E. Byrd]] for Raymond B. Fosdick, who became president of the Rockefeller Foundation.
 
[[File:Fosdick Mts.png|thumb|Map of the Fosdick Mountains]]
 
[[File:Fosdick Mts.png|thumb|Map of the Fosdick Mountains]]
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==Features==
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* [[Mount Perkins]]
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* [[Mount Lockhart]]
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* [[Mount Avers]]
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[[Category:Mountains]]
 
[[Category:Mountains]]
 
[[Category:Geography of Westarctica]]
 
[[Category:Geography of Westarctica]]

Revision as of 07:02, 12 September 2019

Researchers in the Fosdick Mountains

The Fosdick Mountains (76°32′S 144°45′W) are an east–west trending mountain range with marked serrate outlines, standing along the south side of Balchen Glacier at the head of Block Bay, in the Ford Ranges of Westarctica.

Discovery and name

The mountains were discovered by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition in 1929, and named by Richard E. Byrd for Raymond B. Fosdick, who became president of the Rockefeller Foundation.

Map of the Fosdick Mountains

Features