Mount Ochre

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Mount Ochre

Mount Ochre ( 78°14′S166°33′E / 78.233°S 166.550°E / -78.233; 166.550 Coordinates: 78°14′S166°33′E / 78.233°S 166.550°E / -78.233; 166.550 ) is a volcanic crater, partly eroded away, lying 3 nautical miles (6 km) east of Mount Aurora on Black Island, in the Ross Archipelago. So named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) (1958–59) because reddish-brown scoria covers much of the upper slopes.

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