Mount Block

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Mount Block (85°46′S 176°13′E / 85.767°S 176.217°E / -85.767; 176.217Coordinates: 85°46′S 176°13′E / 85.767°S 176.217°E / -85.767; 176.217) is a nunatak in the Grosvenor Mountains, standing 5 nautical miles (9 km) south of Block Peak. Discovered by R. Admiral Byrd on the Byrd Antarctic Expedition flight to the South Pole in November 1929, and named by him for Paul Block, Jr., son of Paul Block, a patron of the expedition.

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