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Football Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 830 m (2,720 ft)
Geography
Location Borchgrevink Coast, Victoria Land, Antarctica

Football Mountain is a mountain, 830 metres (2,720 ft) high, with a prominent and peculiar rock scar called The Football on its north side, on the ridge between Edisto Inlet and Tucker Glacier in Antarctica. It was occupied as a survey station, and marked by a large rock cairn, by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition, 1957–58, who named it for The Football.

The pass Football Saddle is the easiest way to cross by sledge.

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