Karpenko Massif

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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Place ID: 20252
Name ID: 139324

Feature type: Massif

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

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 For

Named after Aleksei Illaryonovich Karpenko (1940-82), Engineer at Vostok Station who lost his life fighting a fire on the station, 12 April 1982.

Location

Latitude:
81° 34' 59.9" S
-81.58330°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
26° 00' 00.0" W
-26.00000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
1300 m
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
USGS Landsat Image Mosaic of Antarctica and SCAR Antarctic Digital Database in UK APC GIS
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
1:30m resolution
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
British Antarctic Survey
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
13-Feb-2020

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