Bruner Hill

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Bruner Hill (75°39′S 142°25′W) is a hill, 770 meters (2,530 ft) high, which is snow-covered except for some exposed rock on the north face. It rises at the north side of El-Sayed Glacier, 8 nautical miles (15 km) southwest of Mount Shirley, in Westarctica.

Discovery and name

The hill was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and from U.S. Navy aerial photographs over the years 1959–65. Bruner Hill was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in honor of Lieutenant Michael G. Bruner, U.S. Navy, LC-130 who served as an aircraft commander during Operation Deep Freeze 1970 and 1971.