Blake Massif (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Blake Massif (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Massif (2c)
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 compact block of ridgelines without a prominent culminating summit, rising to approximately 1800m on the south side of Byrd Glacier. The unit lies between Lowry Massif to the north-east and Mandarich Massif to the south-west. Named after Sir Peter Blake, who died in December 2001 during an environmental awareness expedition up the Amazon River. He was an exceptional sailor. In his most recent endeavours, Sir Peter Blake sought to raise worldwide awareness of environmental issues, to help protect life in, on and around the waters of the world. He sailed to the Antarctic Peninsula aboard the Seamaster in January 2001.
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