Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Cumpston Massif (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cumpston Massif (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Massif
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 prominent, flat-topped rock outcrop, about 2,070 m high, 14.5 km long and 7-13 km wide, at the junction of the Lambert and Mellor Glaciers in Mac.Robertson Land. Discovered in November, 1956, from an ANARE aircraft. Named for Dr J S Cumpston (then) of the Aust Dept of External Affairs who, with E P Bayliss, was responsible for the map of Ant. pub. in 1939 by the (then) Property and Survey Branch, Dept of the Interior, Canberra.
No images of this place could be found.