Mount Ellsworth (Antarctica)

Mount Ellsworth is the highest peak in the Queen Maud Mountains, on the elongated massif between the Steagall and Amundsen Glaciers.

Mount Ellsworth
Highest point
Elevation2,925 m (9,596 ft)
Coordinates85°45′S 161°00′W / 85.750°S 161.000°W / -85.750; -161.000Coordinates: 85°45′S 161°00′W / 85.750°S 161.000°W / -85.750; -161.000
Geography
LocationAntarctica
Parent rangeQueen Maud Mountains

Discovered by Rear Admiral Byrd on the South Pole flight of November 28–29, 1929, and named by him for Lincoln Ellsworth, American Antarctic explorer.

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