- Akhouri A. Sinha, adjunct professor in the Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development at the University of Minnesota,catalogued population of seals, whales and birds in the pack ice of the Bellingshausen and Amundsen Seas using U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Southwind and Glaciers in 1972 and 1974.
- The U.S. has named a mountain in Antarctica after eminent Indian-American scientist Akhouri A. Sinha as his pioneering biological research expedition provided vital data about animal populations.
- The mountain,Mt. Sinha can be seen on Google.com or Bing.com which was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) and the U.S. Geological Survey.
- Read at: http://www.thehindu.com/
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- Akhouri A. Sinha