Vinson Massif


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Vinson Mas·sif

 (mă-sēf′)
A peak, 4,892 m (16,050 ft) high, in the Ellsworth Mountains of western Antarctica. It is the highest elevation in Antarctica.
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Vin′son Massif′


n.
a mountain in Antarctica, near the Ronne Ice Shelf: highest point on Antarctica. ab. 16,864 ft. (5140 m).
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Ahead of her Himalayan challenge, Azzam conquered the highest peaks on the six other continents: Mount Elbrus, 5,642 meters (Europe); Puncak Jaya, 4,884 meters (Oceania); Kilimanjaro, 5,895 meters (Africa); Aconcagua, 6,962 meters (South America); Denali, 6,190 meters (North America); and Vinson Massif, 4,892 meters (Antarctica).
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Among the peaks that Dayondon conquered were Mount Denali in North America (2006), Mount Everest in Asia (2007), Mount Elbrus in Europe (2013), Mount Kosciuszko in the Australian continent (2014), Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa (2015), Mount Vinson Massif in Antarctica (2018), and Mount Aconcagua in South America (2019).
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In addition to Mount Everest and Kilimanjaro, Moharrak has conquered a total of eight of the world's highest and most challenging mountain tops, including Vinson Massif in Antarctica, Mount Elbrus, the highest peak in Europe, as well as Aconcagua in the Argentinian Andes.
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His first visit was in 2012, where he reached the summit of Vinson Massif, the highest mountain on the Antarctic continent.
It involves reaching the top of mountains that include Mount Everest in Asia, the peak of which is 8,848m above sea level; Mount Aconcagua in South America, which rises 6,962m above sea level; Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa (5,895m), Mount Elbrus in Europe (5,642m); Vinson Massif in Antarctica (4,897m), Mount Kosciusko in Australia (2,228m), and Denali in Alaska, North America (6,190m).
It involves reaching the tops of mountains that include Mount Everest in Asia, the peak of which is 8,848m above sea level; Mount Aconcagua in South America, which rises 6,962m above sea level; Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa (5,895m), Mount Elbrus in Europe (5,642m); Vinson Massif in Antarctica (4,897m) and Mount Kosciuszko in Australia (2,228m).
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He is also the first Indian to summit Mt Vinson Massif, the tallest peak in Antarctica and the first person from Andhra Pradesh to scale the Everest.