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Mount Astor
Highest point
Elevation 3,710 m (12,170 ft)
Geography
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.

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