Earth:Hollick-Kenyon Plateau

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Hollick-Kenyon Plateau (78°S 105°W / 78°S 105°W / -78; -105Coordinates: 78°S 105°W / 78°S 105°W / -78; -105) is a large, relatively featureless snow plateau in Antarctica, 1,200 to 1,800 metres (4,000 to 6,000 ft) above sea level, located between the northern portion of the Ellsworth Mountains, to the east, and Mount Takahe and the Crary Mountains, to the west. It was discovered by Lincoln Ellsworth on his trans-Antarctic airplane flight during November–December 1935, and named by Ellsworth for his pilot, Herbert Hollick-Kenyon.[1]


 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Hollick-Kenyon Plateau" (content from the Geographic Names Information System). Plateau was the original source. Read more.