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
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.