Mount Rea

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Picture of Mount Rea

Mount Rea (77.04.00S 145.30.00W) is a prominent rock mountain with an imposing monolith on its west side called The Billboard. The mountain stands between Arthur Glacier and Boyd Glacier in the Sarnoff Mountains of the Ford Ranges.

Discovery and name

The mountain was discovered by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition on the Eastern Flight of 5 December 1929. Mount Rea was named by Richard E. Byrd in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Rea, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, recognizing their contributions to the expedition.