Mount Ellsworth (Antarctica)

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Mount Ellsworth
Highest point
Elevation 2,925 m (9,596 ft)
Coordinates 85°45′S 161°00′W / 85.750°S 161.000°W / -85.750; -161.000Coordinates: 85°45′S 161°00′W / 85.750°S 161.000°W / -85.750; -161.000
Geography
Location Antarctica
Parent range Queen Maud Mountains

Mount Ellsworth is the highest peak in the Queen Maud Mountains, on the elongated massif between the Steagall and Amundsen Glaciers.

Discovered by Rear Admiral Byrd on the South Pole flight of November 28–29, 1929, and named by him for Lincoln Ellsworth, American Antarctic explorer.

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