Mount Reynolds


Mount Reynolds

Mount Reynolds (72°42′S 61°16′W / 72.7°S 61.267°W / -72.7; -61.267) is a snow-capped mountain, 1,130 m, marked by steep, rocky lower slopes, standing at the south side of Violante Inlet, on the east coast of Palmer Land. Discovered by members of the United States Antarctic Service (USAS) in a flight from East Base on December 30, 1940. Named by the US-SCAN for Jeremiah (John) N. Reynolds, longtime protagonist (1826–38) of American exploration and expansion in the Pacific and the Antarctic.

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