Haines Mountains

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Map of the Haines Mountains

The Haines Mountains (77°34'S 146°20'W) are a range of ice-capped mountains trending northwest–southeast for about 25 miles and forming the southwest wall of the Hammond Glacier in the Ford Ranges of Westarctica.

Discovery and name

The mountains were discovered by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition in 1934. The Haines Mountains were named in honor of William C. Haines, the meteorologist of the Byrd expeditions of 1928–30 and 1933–35.