Rahul Sharma

The Saddlestone

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The Saddlestone (63°26′S 57°2′W) is a small nunatak, 380 m, standing between Mount Carroll and The Pyramid, in the north part of Tabarin Peninsula in the Antarctic Peninsula. It rises 45 m above the ice sheet at the head of Kenney Glacier. Surveyed in 1955 by Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), who applied the descriptive name; saddlestone is an architectural term for the stone at the apex of a pediment or gable.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "The Saddlestone" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).

References

The Saddlestone Wikipedia


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