Mount Ewart, NZ Antarctic

Lat. 78 08' S  Long. 166 08' E

The name Mount Ewart has been assigned to a feature in the Ross Dependency of Antarctica (New Zealand's area of interest).

The feature itself is an ice-free mountain rising to 213 metres at the NW side of Lake Cole and 1.5 miles west of Mount Melania, Black Island, in Ross Archipelago.

Named by the United States Advisory Committee on Antarctic Naming (1999) after A. Ewart, N.Z. Geological Survey, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, who, with J.W. Cole, investigated the geology of Brown Peninsula, Black Island, and Cape Bird in the 1964-65 season.

LINZ Information supplied by Wendy Shaw, Secretary for the New Zealand Geographic Board Nga Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa


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