Mount Fridtjof Nansen

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Mount Fridtjof Nansen
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Mount Fridtjof Nansen, named and photographed by Roald Amundsen
Highest point
Elevation 4,070 m (13,350 ft) [1]
Coordinates 85°21′S 167°33′W / 85.35°S 167.55°W / -85.35; -167.55Coordinates: 85°21′S 167°33′W / 85.35°S 167.55°W / -85.35; -167.55[1]
Geography
Mount Fridtjof Nansen is located in Antarctica
Mount Fridtjof Nansen
Mount Fridtjof Nansen
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.

This mountain should not be confused with the similarly named Mount Nansen in the Eisenhower Range, although it too was named after Fridtjof Nansen.

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