Mount Morning

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Mount Morning
MountMorning.jpg
Aerial view of Mount Morning from the northeast.
Highest point
Elevation 2,725 m (8,940 ft) [1]
Prominence 1,515 m (4,970 ft) [1]
Listing Ultra
Coordinates 78°31′S 163°35′E / 78.517°S 163.583°E / -78.517; 163.583Coordinates: 78°31′S 163°35′E / 78.517°S 163.583°E / -78.517; 163.583[1]
Geography
Geology
Mountain type Shield volcano
Last eruption Unknown[2]

Mount Morning is a dome-shaped shield volcano standing WSW of Mount Discovery and east of Koettlitz Glacier in Victoria Land. Discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition (1901–04) which named it for the Morning, relief ship to the expedition.

Morning Glacier (78°27′S 163°45′E / 78.450°S 163.750°E / -78.450; 163.750) is a glacier named in association with Mount Morning.

Topographic map of Mounts Morning and Discovery (1:250,000 scale) from USGS Mount Discovery

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