Vinson Massif, Antarctica. Located only 660 nautical miles from the South Pole, Vinson Massif (16,067') is the highest peak in Antarctica and one of the renowned "Seven Summits."

Located only 660 nautical miles from the South Pole, Vinson Massif is the highest peak in Antarctica and one of the renowned "Seven Summits.

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Mount Vinson above the lower ridges of the Vinson Massif, seen from a Twin Otter. Antarctica

Mount Vinson above the lower ridges of the Vinson Massif, seen from a Twin Otter.

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A view of Vinson Massif, Antarctica. One of the Seven Summits.

Vinson Massif 16,050ft - the highest mountain of Antarctica, lying in the Sentinel Range of the Ellsworth Mountains

Vinson Massif - the highest mountain of Antarctica, lying in the Sentinel Range of the Ellsworth Mountains

Vinson Massif, Antarctica, 16,050 feet    A massif is “a section of a planet’s crust that is demarcated by faults and flexures.” Vinson Massif is located about 150 miles from the South Pole, and was first climbed by the American Alpine club in 1963, which is quite recent in history due to its particularly hazardous conditions.

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Vinson Massif, Antarctica, 16,050 feet A massif is “a section of a planet’s crust that is demarcated by faults and flexures.” Vinson Massif is located about 150 miles from the South Pole, and was first climbed by the American Alpine club in 1963, which is quite recent in history due to its particularly hazardous conditions.

Climb Mount vinson massif - Antartica's highest mountain

Climb Mount vinson massif - Antartica's highest mountain

Antarctica. Mount Shinn from the top of the slopes of Vinson Massif (Photo: Phil Ershler).

Mount Shinn from the top of the slopes of Vinson Massif (Photo: Phil Ershler).

Vinson Massif. Highest mountain in Antarctica.

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Vinson Massif, Antarctica. Summit #6, 16,066 feet.

Vinson Massif, Antarctica. Summit #6, 16,066 feet.

Vinson Massif Antartica

Photographs of the Vinson Massif ( 4897 metres, 16066 feet ) - the highest mountain on the continent of Antarctica

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