Renirie Rocks

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Renirie Rocks
location Victoria Land , East Antarctica
part of Usarp Mountains
Renirie Rocks (Antarctica)
Renirie Rocks
Coordinates 71 ° 20 ′  S , 161 ° 20 ′  E Coordinates: 71 ° 20 ′  S , 161 ° 20 ′  E

The Renirie Rocks are an oval-shaped and 25 km long rock outcrop in the north of the East Antarctic Victoria Land . In the Usarp Mountains it rises 16 km northwest of the Morozumi Range on the west side of the confluence of the Gressitt Glacier in the Rennick Glacier .

The United States Geological Survey mapped it on the basis of its own surveys and aerial photographs of the United States Navy from 1960 to 1963. The Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names named it in 1964 after Jack Renirie (1928-2014), who between 1962 and 1971 in was responsible for public relations for the United States Antarctic Research Program on five Antarctic summer campaigns at McMurdo Station .

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