Kavrayskiy Hills

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The Kavrayskiy Hills (70°27′S 161°5′E / 70.450°S 161.083°E / -70.450; 161.083Coordinates: 70°27′S 161°5′E / 70.450°S 161.083°E / -70.450; 161.083) are a line of mostly ice-covered coastal hills in Antarctica, rising south of Rennick Bay and along the west side of the lower end of Rennick Glacier. They were charted by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition (1958) and named after Vladimir V. Kavrayskiy, a Soviet geodesist and cartographer.[1]

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