Dome Argus, Antarctica

Prominence: 1641 m, 5384 ft

Elevation: 4093 meters, 13,428 feet

True Isolation: 1236.59 km, 768.38 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)80° 22' 11'' S, 77° 15' 15'' E
-80.369735, 77.254208 (Dec Deg)
542089 E 1076329 N, Zone 43 (UTM)
State/ProvinceAustralian Antarctic Territory (Claim)

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Dome Argus is the highest point of the enormous East Antarctic ice sheet. It is a largely flat, high, desolate, and remote plain of ice, which has gradually risen up to a staggering height of 4000 meters.

If you accept that the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific oceans all touch the shores of Antarctica (like this site does), Dome Argus is one of only 2 triple-ocean divide points on earth.

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1641 m/5383 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1641 m/5383 ft
  Key Col: 2452 m/8045 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1236.59 km/768.38 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: -84.335892, 166.242304
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Fleming Summit  (SSE)
RangesContinent: Antarctica
Range2: East Antarctica Ranges (Highest Point)
Range3: East Antarctic Ice Cap (Highest Point)
Range4: Dome Argus (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Ross Sea
Pacific Ocean
Indian Ocean-Antarctica
Indian Ocean
Data Source1:250,000 Topographic Survey Map

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