Mount Zeigler

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Mount Zeigler (77°13′S 143°3′W) is a mountain (1,120 m) 3 miles (4.8 km) north-northeast of Mount Swartley in the Allegheny Mountains of Westarctica.

Discovery and name

The mountain was mapped by the United States Antarctic Service and by United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos collected during the years 1959–65. Mount Zeigler was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in honor of Lieutenant Commander Luther L. Zeigler, U.S. Navy, who served as a pilot on LC-130F Hercules aircraft flights during Operation Deep Freeze in 1968.