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Sørsteinen

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Sørsteinen
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Height 2580 m
Location Queen Maud Land, East Antarctica
Mountain Stone gardens in the Fimbulheimen
Coordinates 72° 21′ 0″ S, 15° 58′ 0″ OCoordinates 72° 21′ 0″ S, 15° 58′ 0″O
Sørsteinen (Antarktis)
Sørsteinen

Sørsteinen (Norwegian for South Stone) is a 2580 m high nunatak in East Antarctica’s Queen Maud Land. It rises south of Steingarden at the southeastern end of Fimbulheimen.

Scientists at the Norwegian Polar Institute named it in 1968.

Web links

  • Sørsteinen in the Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica (English)
  • Sørsteinen in the directory of the Norwegian Polar Institute (English)