Upper Staircase (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Upper Staircase (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Glacier (12)
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:
The upper eastern portion of Skelton Glacier, just N of The Landing, which merges into the Skelton Neve in Victoria Land. Surveyed in 1957 by the N.Z. party of the CTAE (1956-58) and so named because of its staircase effect in being the key for the approach to the polar plateau.
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