Peterson Terrace (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Peterson Terrace (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Terrace (2h)
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 gently inclined, mostly ice-free area c. 2.5km² between Gaisser Valley and LaBelle Valley, Cruzen Range, Victoria Land. The terrace rises to 1250m, 750m above Barwick Valley and Lake Vashka, close at south. Feature shown on: NZ AntTopo50-ME08
Named by United States Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2005) after Jeffrey B. Peterson, Physics Department, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. Astrophysics research at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, 14 field seasons 1988-2005.
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