Mount Nivea

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Mount Nivea (60°35′S 45°29′W / 60.583°S 45.483°W / -60.583; -45.483Coordinates: 60°35′S 45°29′W / 60.583°S 45.483°W / -60.583; -45.483) is a conspicuous, snow-topped mountain, 1,265 m, at the head of Sunshine Glacier on Coronation Island, in the South Orkney Islands. A number of rock towers lie on the northwest side. Surveyed by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1948-49, and named by them for the snow petrel (Pagodroma nivea) which breeds in this area.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Mount Nivea" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).