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Schmidt Peak

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Schmidt Peak (86°15′S 144°50′W) is a peak along the south side of California Plateau, marking the end of a narrow ridge 3 nautical miles (6 km) northeast of Parker Bluff in the Queen Maud Mountains. Mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-64. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Dennis C. Schmidt, photographer with U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6 on Operation Deep Freeze 1963, 1964 and 1967.

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


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