Mount Takahe

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Mount Takahe, as seen by airplane in 1956

Mount Takahe is a shield volcano in Antarctica. It's height is 3,460 metres (11,350 ft) above sea level.[1] The volcano is mostly covered by the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. People first visited the mountain in 1957.[2] Due to its remote location, it has not been visited often. It has never been climbed, and no one has even tried to climb it.[3]

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  1. "Antarctica Ultra-Prominent Summits". www.peaklist.org. Retrieved 8 April 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. LeMasurier, Wesley; Choi, Sung Hi; Mukasa, Sam; Rogers, Nick (1 January 2018). "Dual origins for pantellerites, and other puzzles, at Mount Takahe volcano, Marie Byrd Land, West Antarctica". Lithos. 296–299: 142–162. doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2017.10.014.
  3. "Mount Takahe, Antarctica". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 8 April 2021.