Mount Sharp (Antarctica)

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This article is about the mountain in Antarctica. For the mountain on Mars, see Aeolis Mons. For the mountain in Pickens County, Georgia, USA, see Sharp Mountain Preserve, Georgia.
Not to be confused with Sharp Peak.
Location of Sentinel Range in Western Antarctica.
Northern Sentinel Range map.

Mount Sharp (77°53′S 86°10′W / 77.883°S 86.167°W / -77.883; -86.167Coordinates: 77°53′S 86°10′W / 77.883°S 86.167°W / -77.883; -86.167) is a mountain over 3,000 m, standing 2 miles (3.2 km) southeast of Mount Barden in the north part of the Sentinel Range in Western Antarctica. It surmounts Zhenda Glacier to the north and Sabazios Glacier to the east.

The mountain was mapped by the Marie Byrd Land Traverse party of 1957–58 who named the mountain for Professor Robert P. Sharp, a member of the Technical Panel on Glaciology, part of the U.S. National Committee for the International Geophysical Year (IGY).

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