|Elevation||1,230 m (4,040 ft) |
|Prominence||1,230 m (4,040 ft) |
|Isolation||1,848 kilometres (1,148 mi)|
|Listing||List of mountains in South Africa|
Prince Edward Islands, South Africa
|Age of rock||Holocene|
|Mountain type||Shield Volcano|
|Last eruption||2004 |
Mascarin Peak (until 2003 called State President Swart Peak), is the highest mountain on Marion Island, with a height of 1,230 metres (4,040 ft). Marion Island is the largest island of the Prince Edward Islands in the sub-Antarctic Indian Ocean. The islands belong to South Africa and are administered by the South African National Antarctic Programme.
- "Swart Peak, South Africa" Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2011-12-18.
- "Marion Island" - Global Volcanism Program. Volcano.si.edu. Retrieved 2015-04-30.
- Elwyn Jenkins. Falling Into Place: The Story of Modern South African Place Names
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