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Range Name(s): Prince Albert Mountains, Горы Принца Альберта     Geology: Tectonic, Volcanic
Max. Elevation: 4 025 m / 13 205 ft     Snow Line: Please update
Region(s): Antarctica     Average Length: 510 miles / 822 km
Location: Antarctica:     Average Width: Please update
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Parent Range: Transantarctic Mountains     Nearest Airport(s): Christchurch International Airport (CHC);
National Park(s): Please update     Convenience Center(s): Antarctic research center McMurdo Station;

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Journey to the Prince Albert 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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DESCRIPTION Edit

The Prince Albert Mountains are a major mountain system in Antarctica. Discovered by Sir James Clark Ross, Feb. 17, 1841, and named by him for His Royal Highness Prince Albert, consort of Queen Victoria of England. First exploration of the mountains was by British expeditions in the early 1900s; detailed survey and mapping was accomplished by New Zealand and American expeditions in the 1950s and 1960s.

LOCATION Edit

Located in Victoria Land. In the north, bordering the Concord Mountains, and in the south - Queen Alexandra Range

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• At least two active volcanoes can be found in Antarctica, and one of them erupted in January 2008. Before this recent eruption, Mt Erebus the southernmost active volcano on earth on Prince Albert Mountains in the Ross Island, was the continent's only active volcano.

 

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