Kent Plateau (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Kent Plateau (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Plateau
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:
An ice plateau averaging 1700m where it flattens in the centre, but ranging between 1500-1800m, approximately 22km and 4-6kmkm wide, extending northward from Mount Egerton and Kiwi Pass the northeast to the vicinity of Mount Hamilton.
Mapped from air photographs taken by the US Navy. Named by United States Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Commander Donald. F. Kent, U.S. Navy, logistics officer to Admiral Dufek at the outset of U.S. Navy Operation Deep Freeze I, 1955-56.
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