Mount Scott (Antarctica)

Mount Scott is a horseshoe-shaped massif on Kiev Peninsula, the west coast of Graham Land, which is open to the southwest with its convex side fronting on Girard Bay and its northwestern side on Lemaire Channel.

Mount Scott
Mount Scott Antarctica.jpg
Mount Scott, February 2001
Highest point
Elevation880 m (2,890 ft) [1]
Prominence880 m (2,890 ft)
Listing
Coordinates65°09′S 064°03′W / 65.150°S 64.050°W / -65.150; -64.050[1]
Geography
LocationGraham Land, Antarctica
Location of Kiev Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctic Peninsula.

Discovered by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition, 1897–99. Mapped by Dr. Jean-Baptiste Charcot, leader of the fourth French Antarctic Expedition, 1908–10, and named for Royal Navy Captain Robert Falcon Scott.[1]

Duseberg Buttress stands at the southwest side of Mount Scott.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Mount Scott". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2005-01-26.
  2. ^ "Duseberg Buttress". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-02-21.