Monte Burney

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Monte Burney
Elevation 1,520 m (4,990 ft)[1]
Prominence 1,507 m (4,944 ft)
Listing Ultra
Location
Location Chile
Range Andes
Coordinates 52°20′S 73°24′W / 52.333°S 73.400°W / -52.333; -73.400[2]
Geology
Type Stratovolcano
Last eruption March 1910[2]
Climbing
First ascent 1973 by Eric Shipton et al.

Monte Burney is an ice-capped stratovolcano located 200 km northwest of the city of Punta Arenas and south of the Cordillera Sarmiento, on the Peninsula Muñoz Gamero, in the Chilean Patagonia.

The mountain was named Mount Burney in honor of James Burney.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chilean IGM
  2. ^ a b "Monte Burney". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 2009-11-28. 
  3. ^ Voyages of the Adventure and Beagle, Volume IKing, P. Parker (1838), Proceedings of the first expedition, 1826-30, under the command of Captain P. Parker King, R.N., F.R.S, Great Marlborough Street, London: Henry Colburn  Retrieved on 2007-10-08