Hollick-Kenyon

Hollick-Kenyon

 

a glacial plateau in the central part of Western Antarctica, west of the Ellsworth Mountains. The surface of the continental glacial cover has elevations ranging from 1,500 m to 2,000 m; the ice is between 2,000 and 3,000 m thick. The Hollick-Kenyon Plateau was discovered in 1935 when it was seen from an airplane by an American expedition under the leadership of L. Ellsworth. It was named for the pilot, H. Hollick-Kenyon.

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After several false starts with his custom-built airplane, Polar Star, and supply ship, Wyatt Earp, Ellsworth and his pilot, Hollick-Kenyon, flew a breathtakingly courageous traverse of the continent, covering 3500 km between Dundee Island on the Weddell Sea and Little America on the Ross Sea.