Mount Fridtjof Nansen
|Mount Fridtjof Nansen|
Mount Fridtjof Nansen, named and photographed by Roald Amundsen
|Elevation||4,070 m (13,350 ft) |
|Parent range||Queen Maud Mountains|
Mount Fridtjof Nansen is a high massive mountain which dominates the area between the heads of Strom and Axel Heiberg Glaciers, in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. Discovered by Roald Amundsen in 1911, and named by him for Fridtjof Nansen, polar explorer, who helped support Amundsen's expedition.
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