Mom Peak

Mom Peak is a peak 3,260 metres (10,700 ft) high in the eastern part of Otway Massif, Antarctica, 5 nautical miles (9 km) southeast of Mount Petlock. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos of 1959–63. This name recognizes the activities of Shirley Anderson, wife of James C. Anderson of San Diego, California, widely known as


Mom Peak is a peak 3,260 metres (10,700 ft) high in the eastern part of Otway Massif, Antarctica, 5 nautical miles (9 km) southeast of Mount Petlock. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos of 1959–63. This name recognizes the activities of Shirley Anderson, wife of James C. Anderson of San Diego, California, widely known as "Antarctica Mom" among U.S. personnel wintering over in Antarctica. In the years following 1961, Mrs. Anderson communicated with thousands of wintering personnel in Antarctica and her efforts contributed greatly to their morale.
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Mom Peak

Der Mom Peak ist ein 3260 m hoher Berg in der antarktischen Ross Dependency. In den Grosvenor Mountains ragt es 8 km südöstlich des Mount Petlock im östlichen Otway-Massiv auf.


Der Mom Peak ist ein 3260 m hoher Berg in der antarktischen Ross Dependency. In den Grosvenor Mountains ragt es 8 km südöstlich des Mount Petlock im östlichen Otway-Massiv auf.
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