Kelvin Crests (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Kelvin Crests (The name as it would appear on a map)
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This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A line of steep-sided elevations with ice-covered cliffs 5 mi long. Located on the N side of Airy Glacier near its junction with Forster Ice Piedmont on the W side of Antarctic Peninsula. Roughly surveyed by BGLE in 1936-37. Photographed from the air by RARE in 1947. Surveyed from the ground, from the SW only, by members of FIDS, Dec. 1958. Completely mapped by USGS, 1974. Named by UK-APC for William Thomson, First Baron Kelvin (1824-1907), British physicist and engineer who made substantial improvements in the design of magnetic compasses, 1873-78, and invented the Kelvin sounding machine in 1878.
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