The caldera of Mt. Hampton viewed from the northwest.
|Elevation||3,323 m (10,902 ft)|
|Location||Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica|
|Parent range||Executive Committee Range|
|Mountain type||Shield volcano|
Mount Hampton is a shield volcano with a circular ice-filled crater occupying much of the summit area. It is the northernmost of the volcanoes which comprise the Executive Committee Range in Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica.
Discovered by the USAS on a flight, December 15, 1940, and named for Ruth Hampton, Dept. of the Interior member of the USAS Executive Committee. Mapped in detail by USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy trimetrogon photography, 1958-60.
- LeMasurier, W. E.; Thomson, J. W., eds. (1990). Volcanoes of the Antarctic Plate and Southern Oceans. American Geophysical Union. p. 512 pp. ISBN 0-87590-172-7.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mount Hampton
- "Skiing the Pacific Ring of Fire and Beyond". Amar Andalkar's Ski Mountaineering and Climbing Site. 2007 . Retrieved 2005-01-14.
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