Mount Cantello

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Mount Cantello
Highest point
Elevation 1,820 m (5,970 ft)
Coordinates 70°52′S 163°7′E / 70.867°S 163.117°E / -70.867; 163.117Coordinates: 70°52′S 163°7′E / 70.867°S 163.117°E / -70.867; 163.117
Geography
Location Pennell Coast, Victoria Land, Antarctica
Parent range Bowers Mountains

Mount Cantello (70°52′S 163°7′E / 70.867°S 163.117°E / -70.867; 163.117) is a mountain, 1,820 metres (5,970 ft) high, on the north side of Crawford Glacier, 4 nautical miles (7 km) northwest of Mount Keith, in the Bowers Mountains, a major mountain range situated within Victoria Land, Antarctica. The topographical feature was first mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and from U.S. Navy air photos, 1960–65, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Dominic Cantello, Jr., U.S. Navy, electrician with the South Pole Station party, 1965. The mountain lies situated on the Pennell Coast, a portion of Antarctica lying between Cape Williams and Cape Adare.[1]

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