Earth:Burmester Dome

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Burmester Dome (83°22′S 50°56′W / 83.367°S 50.933°W / -83.367; -50.933Coordinates: 83°22′S 50°56′W / 83.367°S 50.933°W / -83.367; -50.933) is an ice-capped dome rising to 2,095 metres (6,870 ft) in west-central Saratoga Table, Forrestal Range, in the Pensacola Mountains. At the suggestion of United States Geological Survey party leader Arthur B. Ford, it was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Russell F. Burmester, geologist, Western Washington University, Bellingham, who worked in the Forrestal Range, 1978–79.

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