Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Karpenko Massif (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Karpenko Massif (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Massif
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Ridge of disturbed ice, including Pillinger Nunatak, about 20 km long running south west to north east at about 1300 m altitude, forming the southern boundary of Hutchison Icefield.
Named after Aleksei Illaryonovich Karpenko (1940-82), Engineer at Vostok Station who lost his life fighting a fire on the station, 12 April 1982.
No images of this place could be found.