Station ID: PIRT
Coordinate: S 81.1032, W 85.1426
Installed: 2013-2014 season
Transportation: Twin Otter
Closest operations HUB: 182km to ALE Union Glacier Camp
An isolated group of peaks and nunataks about 7 mi in extent, lying southward of the Ellsworth Mountains, between the Heritage Range and Nash Hills. The feature was positioned by the U.S. Ellsworth-Byrd Traverse Party in December 1958. Named by US-ACAN for John Pirrit, glaciologist with the traverse party who had wintered at Ellsworth Station. Pirrit was scientific leader at Byrd Station in 1959 (https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/gaz/scar/display_name.cfm?gaz_id=130170).