Walgreen Peak

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Walgreen Peak, shown at the end of the Sarnoff Mountains

Walgreen Peak (77°3′S 145°43′W) is a prominent rock peak (570 m) which forms the northwest extremity of the Sarnoff Mountains, in the Ford Ranges of Westarctica.

Discovery and name

It was mapped by the United States Antarctic Service Expedition (1939–41), under the command of Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd. Walgreen Peak was named for Charles R. (Buck) Walgreen Jr., vice president of Walgreen Co., who contributed malted milk powder used on the exhibition.