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Mount McClintock

Mount McClintock
Mount McClintock is located in Antarctica
Mount McClintock
Mount McClintock
Antarctica, Australian Antarctic Territory
Elevation 3,490 m (11,450 ft)[1]
Prominence 1,621 m (5,318 ft)[1]
Listing Ultra
Location
Range Britannia Range
Coordinates [1]

Mount McClintock is the highest mountain (3,492 m / 11,456 ft) in the Britannia Range in Australian Antarctic Territory, surmounting the south end of Forbes Ridge, 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) east of Mount Olympus. It is also higher than all other peaks of Australia, including all external territories. It was discovered by the Discovery expedition (1901–04) and named for Admiral Sir Leopold McClintock, Royal Navy, a member of the Ship Committee for the expedition.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Antarctica Ultra-Prominences" Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2012-09-04.

Sources

  • U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mount McClintock


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