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Mount Andromeda (South Sandwich Islands)

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Mount Andromeda (South Sandwich Islands)

Mount Andromeda
Elevation 550 m (1,800 ft)
Prominence 550 m (1,800 ft)
Location Candlemas Island, South Sandwich Islands

Mount Andromeda is, at 550 metres (1,800 ft), the higher and more southerly of the twin ice domes, this one marking the summit of Candlemas Island, South Sandwich Islands. It was named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1971 in association with nearby Mount Perseus, the name referring to Andromeda, the mythical heroine rescued from a sea monster by the hero Perseus.


South Sandwich Islands
Location of Mount Andromeda, Candlemas Island

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