Siege Dome

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Siege Dome (84°16′S 172°22′E / 84.267°S 172.367°E / -84.267; 172.367Coordinates: 84°16′S 172°22′E / 84.267°S 172.367°E / -84.267; 172.367) is a small, ice-covered prominence standing to the south of the head of Hood Glacier, close southeast of Mount Patrick in the Commonwealth Range. Named by the New Zealand Alpine Club Antarctic Expedition (1959–60) because while attempting to establish a survey station here, they met with an eight-day katabatic blizzard.

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