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The Tapley Mountains (85°45′S 149°00′W / 85.750°S 149.000°W / -85.750; -149.000) is a mountain range fronting on the eastern side of the Scott Glacier, extending eastward for 56 kilometres (35 mi) between Leverett and Albanus glaciers in the Queen Maud Mountains, a part of the larger Transantarctic Mountains.

Discovered in December 1929 by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition geological party under Laurence McKinley Gould, and named by Byrd for Harold Tapley of Dunedin, New Zealand, agent for the Byrd AE of 1928–30 and 1933–35.

Features

Geographical features include:

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  • Albanus Glacier
  • Bobo Ridge
  • Durham Point
  • Evans Butte
  • Leverett Glacier
  • Mount Andes
  • Mount Bushnell
  • Mount Durham
  • Mount Herr
  • Mount Seebeck
  • Mount Stahlman
  • Mount Wallace
  • Pincer Point
  • Roe Glacier
  • Scott Glacier

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