Mount Vernon Harcourt facts for kids
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Mount Vernon Harcourt in 1964
|Elevation||5,151 ft (1,570 m)|
|Age of rock||Oldest dated rock: 5.5 and 6.6 million years|
Mount Vernon Harcourt, also unofficially known as Mount Harcourt, is a stratovolcano making up part of the Hallett Peninsula extending into the Ross Sea about 375 mi (604 km) south of Mount Erebus, along with three overlapping shield volcanoes.
Mount Vernon Harcourt is part of the Hallett Volcanic Province of the McMurdo Volcanic Group. Two dates have been obtained from the volcano's rock, roughly 5.5 and 6.6 million years in age. These samples are alkalic in composition.
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