Mefford Knoll

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Mefford Knoll (76°1′S 136°16′W) is a rocky knoll or ledge on the lower west slopes of the Mount Berlin massif, in the Flood Range of Westarctica.

Discovery and name

The knoll was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from ground surveys and U.S. Navy air photos collected during the years 1959–66. Mefford Knoll was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in honor of Michael Mefford, a member of the United States Antarctic Research Program team that studied ice sheet dynamics in the area northeast of Byrd Station during the 1971–72.