Fosdick Mountains

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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