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Mount Irving

Mount Irving
Mount Irving is located in Antarctica
Mount Irving
Location in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica
Elevation 2,300 m (7,546 ft)[1][2]
Prominence 2,300 m (7,546 ft)[1]
Listing Ultra
Location Clarence Island, Antarctica

61°17′S 54°08′W / 61.283°S 54.133°W / -61.283; -54.133Coordinates: 61°17′S 54°08′W / 61.283°S 54.133°W / -61.283; -54.133[1]

Mount Irving is a mountain rising to ca. 2,300 metres (7,546 ft)[1][3] that is the dominant elevation in the southern part of Clarence Island, in the South Shetland Islands. A prominent feature, the mountain doubtless was known to sealers in the area in the 1820s. Named by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) for Rear Admiral Sir Edmund George Irving, Royal Navy, Hydrographer of the Navy, 1960-66.

See also


  1. ↑ "Antarctica Ultra-Pominences" Retrieved 2011-12-09.
  2. "Mount Irving, Antarctica" on Retrieved 2011-12-09.
  3. Mount Irving. SCAR Composite Antarctic Gazetteer.

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