Mount Markham facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Markham
|Elevation||4,350 m (14,270 ft)|
|Prominence||2,103 m (6,900 ft)|
|Location||Shackleton Coast, Antarctica|
|Parent range||Queen Elizabeth Range|
Mount Markham is a twin-peaked massif surmounting the north end of Antarctica's Markham Plateau. The main peak has an elevation of 4,350 metres (14,272 ft) and the lower sub-peak is 4,280 metres (14,042 ft) high. Discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition of 1901–1904), it is named for Sir Clements Markham, who, as President of the Royal Geographical Society, planned the expedition and chose Robert Falcon Scott as its leader. Mount Markham is the fourth-highest ultra prominent peak in Antarctica.
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