Mackay Mountains

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The Mackay Mountains (77°30′S 143°20′W) are a prominent group of peaks 10 nautical miles (19 km) south of the Allegheny Mountains in the Ford Ranges of Westarctica.

Discovery and name

They were discovered by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition in 1934, and named for Clarence Mackay of the Postal Telegraph and Mackay Radio Companies, a benefactor of the expedition.