Royal Society Range

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointMount Lister (4025 m/13,205 ft)
Area5,566 sq km / 2,149 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent157 km / 97 mi North-South
68 km / 42 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long78° 25' S; 162° 57' E
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges click on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Royal Society Range.
Prince Albert-McMurdoLevel 3 (Parent)
         Prince Albert MountainsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Ross IslandLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Morning-Discovery AreaLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Royal Society RangeLevel 4
         Worcester RangeLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Cook MountainsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Brittania RangeLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Back of McMurdoLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Royal Society Range

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Mount Lister402513,205 
2.Mount Hooker383512,582 
3.Mount Rucker383112,569 
4.Mount Huggins373312,247 
5.Borg Bastion372812,231 
6.Mount Roper366012,008 
7.Puke Toropa Mountain346511,368 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Royal Society Range

Mount Lister
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Mt. Lister (right) from the sea ice near Ross Island. Note Fata Morgana mirage at the coast (2015-10-07). Photo by Duncan Lennon.
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