Kukri Hills (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Kukri Hills (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Hill (2b)
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A peninsula of grey granite surmounted by peaks about 900 to 1800 m high extending about 26 miles in a west-south-west-east-north-east, and forming the divide between Ferrar Glacier on the south, and Taylor Glacier and Taylor Glacier Dry Valley on the nroth, in Victoria Land. Discovered by the NAE, 1901-04,and so named because its shape resembles that of a kukri, a Gurkha knife.
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