Mount Parry

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Mount Parry
Mount Parry is located in Antarctica
Mount Parry
Mount Parry
Location in the Palmer Archipelago, Antarctica
Elevation 2,520 m (8,270 ft)[1]
Prominence 2,520 m (8,270 ft)[1]
Listing Ultra
Location Brabant Island, Antarctica
Coordinates 64°16′S 62°25′W / 64.267°S 62.417°W / -64.267; -62.417Coordinates: 64°16′S 62°25′W / 64.267°S 62.417°W / -64.267; -62.417[1]
First ascent 30 October 1984[2]

Mount Parry is a mountain in Stribog Mountains, Antarctica with an elevation of 2,520 metres (8,268 ft).[3] Mount Parry rises eastward of Minot Point and dominates the central portion of Brabant Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. It has steep and partly ice-free north and west slopes, and surmounts Djerassi Glacier to the north-northwest, Mackenzie Glacier to the east, Balanstra Glacier to the south-southeast and Pirogov Glacier to the southwest.

Mount Parry was first ascended by the British Joint Services Expedition led by John Furse on 30 October 1984.[2]

The peak appears to have been named by Captain Henry Foster, Royal Navy, of the Chanticleer expedition in 1829 and since has gained international usage.


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  1. ^ a b c "Antarctica Ultra-Prominences" Retrieved 2011-12-08.
  2. ^ a b William J. Mills. Exploring Polar Frontiers: A Historical Encyclopedia, Vol. 1. ABC-CLIO, 2003. p. 99.
  3. ^ "Mount Parry, Antarctica" on Retrieved 2011-12-08.
Brabant Island seen from northeast, with Mount Parry in its central part, and Anvers Island (on the right) and Antarctic Peninsula in the background.

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