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The Loren Nunataks (83°36′S 53°52′W / 83.600°S 53.867°W / -83.600; -53.867Coordinates: 83°36′S 53°52′W / 83.600°S 53.867°W / -83.600; -53.867) are a line of low nunataks standing 3 nautical miles (6 km) east of the Rivas Peaks in the Neptune Range of the Pensacola Mountains, Antarctica. They were mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1956–66, and were named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Loren Brown, Jr., an aviation machinist at Ellsworth Station, winter 1958.[1]

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  1. ^ "Loren Nunataks". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2013-07-03.

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