Mount Grant, South Georgia

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Mount Grant
Highest point
Elevation 1,205 m (3,953 ft)
Coordinates 54°15′S 37°7′W / 54.250°S 37.117°W / -54.250; -37.117Coordinates: 54°15′S 37°7′W / 54.250°S 37.117°W / -54.250; -37.117
Geography
Location South Georgia

Mount Grant is a mountain, 1,205 metres (3,950 ft) high, standing between Esmark Glacier and Keilhau Glacier on the south side of South Georgia. It was surveyed by the South Georgia Survey in the period 1951–57, and named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee for Henry E.W. Grant, Colonial Secretary and Legal Adviser in the Falkland Islands, 1906–09, who contributed to the early development of the whaling industry and the conservation of whales in the area.[1]

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