Antarctic Peninsula

Range TypePeninsula
Highest PointMount Hope (3239 m/10,627 ft)
Area379,646 sq km / 146,581 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent1,858 km / 1,154 mi North-South
1,278 km / 794 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long70° 14' S; 66° 33' W
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Map of Antarctic Peninsula
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Antarctic Peninsula.
West Antarctica RangesLevel 2 (Parent)
         Antarctic PeninsulaLevel 3
                 South Orkney IslandsLevel 4 (Child)
                 South Shetland IslandsLevel 4 (Child)
                 Antarctic Peninsula Tip IslandsLevel 4 (Child)
                 Palmer ArchipelagoLevel 4 (Child)
                 Adelaide-Biscoe IslandsLevel 4 (Child)
                 Graham LandLevel 4 (Child)
                 Alexander IslandLevel 4 (Child)
                 Palmer LandLevel 4 (Child)
         West Antarctic Ice CapLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Ellsworth MountainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Coastal West AntarcticaLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Antarctic Peninsula

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Mount Hope323910,627Palmer Land
2.Mount Andrew Jackson318410,446Palmer Land
3.Mount Acton30159892Palmer Land
4.Mount Stephenson29879800Alexander Island
5.Mount Egbert28959498Alexander Island
6.Mount Paris28009186Alexander Island
7.Mount Français27619058Palmer Archipelago
8.Mount Charity26808793Palmer Land
9.Mount Coman26588720Palmer Land
10.Mount Faith26508694Palmer Land
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Mount Hope323910,627Palmer Land
2.Mount Stephenson29879800Alexander Island
3.Mount Français27619058Palmer Archipelago
4.Castle Peak23807808Graham Land
5.Mount Gaudry23157595Adelaide-Biscoe Islands
6.Mount Foster21056906South Shetland Islands
7.Mount Haddington16305348Antarctic Peninsula Tip Islands
8.Mount Nivea12654150South Orkney Islands

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