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)
Kirkby, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mount Kirkby (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Mountain
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 very large, prominent, flat-topped mountain on the northern face of the Porthos Range in the Prince Charles Mountains. It is approximately 9 km long east-west and 4 km wide at the western end, tapering to the east. It rises to approximmately 2,100m (about 460 m above the plateau). First visited by the ANARE southern party led by William G. Bewsher in December, 1956. Named after S.L. Kirkby, surveyor at Mawson in 1956 and 1960.