Mount Astor facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Astor
|Elevation||3,710 m (12,170 ft)|
|Parent range||Hays Mountains|
Mount Astor is a prominent peak, 3,710 metres (12,170 ft) high, standing 2 miles (3 km) north of Mount Bowser in the Hays Mountains of the Queen Maud Mountains. It was discovered by Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd on the Byrd Antarctic Expedition flight of November 1929 to the South Pole, and named by him for Vincent Astor, contributor to the expedition.
Mount Astor Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.