Wilkes Ampitheatre (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Wilkes Ampitheatre (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: None recorded.
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
A large amphitheatre on the east side of Mt Smith. Named by the Southern Party of the NZGSAE, 1962-63, for Owen Wilkes, entomologist with the toboggon party that travelled with the Southern Party for six weeks. Wilkes climbed this ridge on the north side of this feature in the course of his work.
No images of this place could be found.