The Portal

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The Portal (located at 78°03′46″S 159°18′00″E / 78.0629°S 159.300°E / -78.0629; 159.300Coordinates: 78°03′46″S 159°18′00″E / 78.0629°S 159.300°E / -78.0629; 159.300) is the gap between the Lashly Mountains and Portal Mountain, through which the main stream of the Skelton Glacier enters the Skelton Névé from the polar plateau. The descriptive name [1] was given in January 1958 by a New Zealand party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE), 1956-58.

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1. USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) (http://geonames.usgs.gov)