Mount Bramhall

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Mount Bramhall (72°15′S 98°16′W) is a peak of the Walker Mountains, located 5 nautical miles (9 km) east of Mount Hawthorne on Thurston Island. At 3,300 meters high, it is the tallest mountain on Thurston Island.

Discovery and name

The mountain was first delineated from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump in December 1946. Mount Bramhall was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in honor of Dr. E.H. Bramhall, a physicist of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition from 1933–35.