[nuhn-uh-tak] /ˈnʌn əˌtæk/

a hill or mountain that has been completely encircled by a glacier.
an isolated mountain peak projecting through the surface of surrounding glacial ice and supporting a distinct fauna and flora after recession of the ice


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