Map of Antarctica indicating location of Mount Maines
|Elevation||2,190 m (7,185 ft)|
|Location||Enderby Land, Australian Antarctic Territory, East Antarctica|
|Age of rock||2837 million years (Archaean eon)|
|Easiest route||basic snow/ice climb|
Mount Maines, also known as Stornuten, is a mountain, 2,190 metres (7,190 ft), standing roughly 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) SE of Stor Hånakken Mountain and 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) W of Mount Elkins in the Napier Mountains, Enderby Land.
Discovery and naming
Mount Maines was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936–37, and named Stornuten (the big peak). Rephotographed by ANARE in 1956 and renamed by ANCA for R.L. Maines, cook at Wilkes Station in 1961.
- United States Geological Survey, Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)
- Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
- Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica