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Admiralty Mountains

Region(s): Antarctica, Antarctica
Parent Range: Transantarctic Mountains
Max. Elevation: 4 166 m / 13 668 ft
Geology: Tectonic, Volcanic
Average Length: 105 miles / 169 km
Average Width: 166 miles / 103 km
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Overview

Range Name(s): Admiralty Mountains
Max. Elevation: 4 166 m / 13 668 ft
Region(s): Antarctica
Location: Antarctica, Antarctica
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Parent Range: Transantarctic Mountains
Geology: Tectonic, Volcanic
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Average Length: 105 miles / 169 km
Average Width: 166 miles / 103 km
Nearst
Airport(s):
Christchurch International Airport (CHC)
Convenience Center(s): Antarctic research center McMurdo Station
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Location

Antarctica, Antarctica
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    Journey to the Transantarctic Mountains can be the most vivid, complicated and impressive adventure of your life. There are many unclimbed peaks and fantastic landscapes. Most of mountains in Antarctica are not active volcanoes, and they are not very dangerous. Climbing in the Antarctica mountains can be daunting at times, however, because to the often frigid temperatures and strong winds. Here the largest scientific continent base station McMurdo is located, where many of the expeditions starts. In fact it's a real town - it has buildings, roads, cars and even lampposts and post-office. Antarctica might not be the most highly visited destination in the world, but the few tourists who manage to make it here every year would likely recommend it without delay.
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    The Admiralty Mountains is a large group of high mountains and individually named ranges and ridges in northeastern Victoria Land of Antarctica.
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    This mountain system is bounded by the Ross Sea, the Southern Ocean, and by the Dennistoun, Ebbe, and Tucker glaciers. It's situated on the Pennell Coast, a portion of Antarctica lying between Cape Williams and Cape Adare.
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    The first shelters in Antarctica was built in 1899 by Carsten Borchgrevink. The shelters are situated at the Cape Adare in Transantarctic Mountains. Due to cold air and human influence absence they are perfectly preserved to nowadays.

     

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