|Elevation||2,313 ft (705 m) |
|Prominence||2,313 ft (705 m) |
|Location||East Falkland, Falkland Islands, south Atlantic Ocean|
|Parent range||Wickham Heights|
The mountain is referenced by Charles Darwin in Chapter 9 of the Zoology of the Voyage of the Beagle and is named after Alexander Burns Usborne, Master's Assistant on HMS Beagle, the ship that took Darwin on his famous voyage.
As one of the highest mountains of the Falklands, it experienced some glaciation. The handful of mountains over 2,000 feet (610 m) have:
- "pronounced corries with small glacial lakes at their bases, morainic ridges deposited below the corries suggest that the glaciers and ice domes were confined to areas of maximum elevation with other parts of the islands experiencing a periglacial climate"