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Mount Axtell

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Mount Axtell
Highest point
Elevation1,272 m (4,173 ft)
Coordinates81°18′S 85°6′W / 81.300°S 85.100°W / -81.300; -85.100Coordinates: 81°18′S 85°6′W / 81.300°S 85.100°W / -81.300; -85.100
LocationPirrit Hills in Ellsworth Land

Mount Axtell is a low but distinctive rock peak 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km; 1.7 mi) southeast of Mount Tidd in the Pirrit Hills, Ellsworth Land, Antarctica.[1] It was positioned by the U.S. Ellsworth–Byrd Traverse Party, December 7, 1958, and named for William R. Axtell, Jr., U.S. Navy, cook at Ellsworth Station in 1958 who volunteered to accompany the traverse party.[2]

See also


  1. ^ Mount Axtell Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica
  2. ^ Public Domain This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document: "Axtell, Mount". (content from the Geographic Names Information System)

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