Krigsvold Nunataks

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The Krigsvold Nunataks (75°38′S 137°55′W) are a small cluster of isolated nunataks located directly at the head of Strauss Glacier, in Westarctica.

Discovery and name

The nunataks were mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos collected during the years 1959–65. The Krigsvold Nunataks were named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after U.S. Army Sergeant Alvin I. Krigsvold, who served as a member of the Army–Navy Trail Party that blazed a trail from Little America V to establish Byrd Station in 1956.