Leach Nunatak

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Leach Nunatak (77°36′S 146°25′W) is a nunatak 4 nautical miles (7 km) west-southwest of Mount Ronne in the Haines Mountains of the Ford Ranges.

Discovery and name

The nunatak was mapped by the United States Antarctic Service in 1940 and by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos collected during the years 1959–65. Leach Nunatak was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for aviation electronics technician Edwin B. Leach, U.S. Navy, who served as the Williams Field Division Chief responsible for maintenance of electronic equipment on all aircraft during Operation Deep Freeze 1967.