Mount Baxter (Antarctica)

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Mount Baxter
Highest point
Elevation2,430 m (7,970 ft)
Coordinates74°22′S 162°32′E / 74.367°S 162.533°E / -74.367; 162.533Coordinates: 74°22′S 162°32′E / 74.367°S 162.533°E / -74.367; 162.533
Geography
LocationVictoria Land, Antarctica
Parent rangeEisenhower Range

Mount Baxter is a large buttress-type mountain, located just south of O'Kane Canyon where it forms a rounded projection of the east escarpment of the Eisenhower Range, in Victoria Land, Antarctica.

Discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition (1901–04) under Scott, who named it for Sir George and Lady Baxter of Dundee, supporters of the expedition.

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