Mount King (Antarctica)
|Enderby Land, East Antarctica|
|Elevation||1,425 m (4,675 ft)|
|Easiest route||basic snow/ice climb|
Mount King is a large, smooth-crested mountain in the eastern extremity of the Tula Mountains. Part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer (Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1581) and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica, it is located in Enderby Land, Australian Antarctic Territory, East Antarctica. The head of Beaver Glacier is located very close to the base of Mount King.
Mount King was discovered and mapped in December, 1958, by an ANARE (Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions) dog-sledge party led by G.A. Knuckey. Named after Peter W. King, radio officer at Mawson in 1957 and 1958, a member of the dog-sledge party.
Flora and fauna
To date, no flora or fauna have been observed within 1.0 degrees of Mount King:
- Gazeteer of the Australian Antarctic Data Centre: Mount King. Accessed 23 May 2010.
- Australian Antarctic Division
- Australian Antarctic Gazetteer
- Australian Antarctic Names and Medals Committee (AANMC)
- United States Geological Survey, Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)
- Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
- Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica
- PDF Map of the Australian Antarctic Territory
- Mawson Station
- ANARE Club
- List of Peaks in Enderby Land