Mount Glowa


Mount Glowa

Mount Glowa (75°27′S 73°17′W / 75.45°S 73.283°W / -75.45; -73.283) is a prominent mountain 8 nautical miles (15 km) west of Mount Hirman in the Behrendt Mountains, Ellsworth Land. Discovered and photographed from the air by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947–48, under Finn Ronne. Named by Ronne for Colonel L. William Glowa, aide to General Curtis LeMay at the time RARE was organized, who assisted in obtaining support for the expedition.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Mount Glowa" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).