|Elevation||2,655 m (8,711 ft) |
|Location||Queen Maud Land, Antarctica|
|Parent range||Sverdrup Mountains|
Mount Krüger, or Krügerfjellet (German: Krügerberg), is a 2,655-metre (8,710 ft) mountain standing 8 nautical miles (15 km) southwest of Kvithø Peak in the Sverdrup Mountains of Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. The summit of Krüger is the highest point in the Sverdrup Mtns.
Discovery and naming
Mount Krüger was discovered by the Third German Antarctic Expedition (1938–1939), led by Captain Alfred Ritscher, and named for Walter Krüger, a meteorological assistant on the expedition. It was surveyed by the Norwegian–British–Swedish Antarctic Expedition (1949–1952), led by John Schjelderup Giæver.
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- "Mount Krüger, Antarctica". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2012-07-24.