Marks Peak

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Marks Peak (Coordinates: 76°30′S 125°45′W) is a rocky peak, 3,325 (10,910 ft) high, on the south side of the crater rim of Mount Hampton, in the Executive Committee Range of Westarctica.

Discovery and name

The peak was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy trimetrogon photography, 1958–60. Marks Peak was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in honor of Keith E. Marks, an electronics engineer at the National Bureau of Standards, and a member of the Marie Byrd Land Traverse Party, 1959–60.