Vinson Massif
geographical name mountain 16,066 feet (4897 meters) W Antarctica S of Ellsworth Land in Ellsworth Mountains; highest in Antarctica

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  • Vinson Massif — a mountain in Antarctica, near the Ronne Ice Shelf: highest point on Antarctica; discovered 1935. ab. 16,864 ft. (5140 m). * * * Mountain, Sentinel Range, central Ellsworth Mountains, western Antarctica. Rising 16,066 ft (4,897 m), the Vinson… …   Universalium

  • Vinson Massif — Vin′son Massif′ n. geg a mountain in Antarctica, near the Ronne Ice Shelf: highest point on Antarctica. ab. 16,864 ft. (5140 m) …   From formal English to slang

  • Vinson Massif — a mountain in Antarctica, near the Ronne Ice Shelf: highest point on Antarctica; discovered 1935. ab. 16,864 ft. (5140 m) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vinson — may refer to:*Vinson Elkins, an American law firm *Vinson, Oklahoma, a community in the US * VINSON, a family of voice encryption devices * USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), a US Navy Nimitz class supercarrier *Vinson (surname), people with the surname… …   Wikipedia

  • Massif Vinson — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Vinson. Massif Vinson Image satellite du massif Vinson. Géographie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Massif Sentinel — 78°10′S 85°30′W / 78.167, 85.5 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Massif — This article is about a geological formation. For the Valgrind tool, see Valgrind. The Face on Mars. In geology, a massif is a section of a planet s crust that is demarcated by faults or flexures. In the movement of the crust, a massif tends to… …   Wikipedia

  • Vinson — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Vinson peut désigner : Auguste Vinson, un zoologiste et médecin français. Carl Vinson, un homme politique américain ; Chuck Vinson, un… …   Wikipédia en Français

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