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 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 compact block of ridgelines without a prominent culminating summit, rising to approximately 1800 m on the south side of Byrd Glacier. The unit lies between Lowry Massif to the northeast and Mandarich Massif to the southwest. Named in honor of 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 endeavors, 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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