Vinson Plateau (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Vinson Plateau (The name as it would appear on a map)
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This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The summit plateau of Vinson Massif, Sentinel Range in Ellsworth Mountains. Extending 9 km between Goodge Col and Hammer Col linking it to the north-central part of Sentinel Range to the NNW and to Craddock Massif to the SSE respectively, and 4.5 km wide between Branscomb Peak and Silverstein Peak to the W and Schoening Peak and Marts Peak to the E. Elevation from 4000 m to 4600 m above sea level. Rising from the plateau is Mount Vinson (4892 m), the summit of Antarctica, and several other peaks higher than 4700 m but of modest prominence Clinch Peak (4841 m), Corbet Peak (4822 m), Silverstein Peak (4790 m), Schoening Peak (4743 m) and Hollister Peak (4729 m). US mapping in 1988. The feature takes its name from Vinson Massif, honouring the US statesman Carl Vinson (1883-1981).
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