Mount Danforth

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Mount Danforth (85°56′S 150°1′W) is an ice-free, pyramidal mountain over 2,000 meters (6,600 ft) high, standing immediately east of Mount Zanuck on the south side of Albanus Glacier, in the Queen Maud Mountains.

The mountain is located at the shared border between Westarctica and New Zealand.

Discovery and name

The mountain was discovered in December 1934 by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition geological party under Quin Blackburn. Mount Danforth was named by Richard E. Byrd in honor of William H. Danforth of the Purina Mills, St. Louis, a contributor to the expedition.