Mount Hodson

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Mount Hodson
Highest point
Elevation1,005 m (3,297 ft)
Prominence1,005 metres (3,297 ft)
Coordinates56°42′S 27°09′W / 56.70°S 27.15°W / -56.70; -27.15
LocationSouth Sandwich Islands
Mountain typeStratovolcano
Last eruptionUnknown

Mount Hodson is an ice-covered stratovolcano and the highest point on Visokoi Island, South Sandwich Islands. It might have erupted in 1830 and 1930, and the summit usually steams.[1] Named after Sir Arnold Wienholt Hodson (1881-1944), Governor of the Falkland Islands and Dependencies, 1926-30.[2]

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  1. ^ Global Volcanism Program: Mount Hodson
  2. ^ "Mount Hodson". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2019-05-21.