Mount Reina Sofía

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Location of Hurd Peninsula in the South Shetland Islands.
Mount Reina Sofía (the partly ice-covered peak in the background) from Mount Friesland, with Napier Peak in the foreground and Charrúa Ridge on the right.

Mount Reina Sofía (Spanish: Monte Reina Sofía) is the mostly ice-free peak rising to 275 m on Hurd Peninsula, Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica and surmounting Johnsons Glacier to the east and northeast, and the Spanish Antarctic base Juan Carlos Primero to the north-northwest.

The feature is named after Queen Sofía of Spain.

Location[edit]

The peak is located at 62°40′11″S 60°22′45″W / 62.66972°S 60.37917°W / -62.66972; -60.37917 which is 1.3 km south by west of Ballester Point, 2.24 km southwest of Charrúa Ridge, 2.85 km west of Napier Peak, 2.8 km northwest of Moores Peak and 800 m south-southeast of the Spanish base (detailed Spanish mapping in 1991, and Bulgarian mapping in 1996, 2005 and 2009).

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