Mawson Corridor (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mawson Corridor (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Passage
This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A sea passage between grounded icebergs on the approach to Mawson station. It is about 41 km long and 79 km wide, opening out at the southern end to give the feature a funnel shape. The northern end is sharpely defined and coincides with the edge of the continental shelf. Discovered by the ANARE Expedition, 1954, led by Phillip Law and used regularly by ANARE relief ships in their approach to Mawson.
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