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Mount Simmons

Mount Simmons (80°22′S 81°45′W) is a mountain, 1,590 m, forming the north end of the Independence Hills, in the Heritage Range. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for aviation electronics technician Richard S. Simmons, U.S. Navy, an air crewman on LC-47 aircraft who perished in a crash on the Ross Ice Shelf on February 2, 1966.

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

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