Mount Perkins

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Map of the Fosdick Moutains showing Mount Perkins highlighted in red

Mount Perkins (76°32′S 144°8′W) is a mountain at the east end of the Fosdick Mountains in the Ford Ranges of Westarctica.

Discovery and name

It was discovered by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition on the Northeastern Flight of December 15–16 in 1934. Mount Perkins was named for Jack E. Perkins, who was a biologist at the United States Antarctic Service West Base (1939–41) and the leader of a biological party which visited this area in December 1940.

Peerage title

On 30 January 2024, Cyril Graham Ashford was granted the peerage title Count Perkins-Paddison. His title is named in connection with Mount Perkins.