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Mount Burrill
Highest point
Elevation 2,310 m (7,580 ft)
Geography
Location Borchgrevink Coast, Victoria Land, Antarctica
Parent range Hand Glacier, Victory Mountains

Mount Burrill is a mountain, 2,310 metres (7,580 ft) high, on the eastern edge of Malta Plateau, situated 4 nautical miles (7 km) south of Mount Hussey at the head of Hand Glacier, in the Victory Mountains of Victoria Land. It was named by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee for Dr. Meredith F. Burrill, Executive Secretary of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names, 1943–73. His leadership in the development of Antarctic names policy and principles has been instrumental in establishing greater international uniformity in the geographic nomenclature of the continent.

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