Mount William (Antarctica)

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The Belgica anchored at Mount William.
Mount William
Highest point
Elevation 1,600 m (5,200 ft) [1]
Coordinates 64°47′S 63°41′W / 64.783°S 63.683°W / -64.783; -63.683Coordinates: 64°47′S 63°41′W / 64.783°S 63.683°W / -64.783; -63.683[1]
Location Anvers Island, Antarctica

Mount William is a prominent snow-covered mountain, 1,600 m, standing 4 miles (6 km) north-northeast of Cape Lancaster, the south extremity of Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. It was discovered on February 21, 1832, by John Biscoe who believed it to be part of the mainland of Antarctic Peninsula. Named by Biscoe for William IV, then King of the United Kingdom.[1]