Vinson Massif, Antarctica, 16,050 feet    A massif is “a section of a planet’s crust that is demarcated by faults and flexures.” Vinson Massif is located about 150 miles from the South Pole, and was first climbed by the American Alpine club in 1963, which is quite recent in history due to its particularly hazardous conditions.

Vinson Massif, Antarctica, 16,050 feet A massif is “a section of a planet’s crust that is demarcated by faults and flexures.” Vinson Massif is located about 150 miles from the South Pole, and was first climbed by the American Alpine club in 1963, which is quite recent in history due to its particularly hazardous conditions.

Climb Mount vinson massif - Antartica's highest mountain

Climb Mount vinson massif - Antartica's highest mountain

Vinson Massif ( 4897 metres, 16066 feet ) - the highest mountain on the continent of Antarctica

Vinson Massif ( 4897 metres, 16066 feet ) - the highest mountain on the continent of Antarctica

Climb the Seven Summits (Bass List): Vinson Massif 16,050ft Ellsworth Mountains Antarctica

Climb the Seven Summits (Bass List): Vinson Massif 16,050ft Ellsworth Mountains Antarctica

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