Vostok Subglacial Highlands

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Vostok Subglacial Highlands (80°0′S 102°0′E / 80.000°S 102.000°E / -80.000; 102.000Coordinates: 80°0′S 102°0′E / 80.000°S 102.000°E / -80.000; 102.000) is a line of subglacial highlands trending NNW-SSE and forming an east extension of Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains. The feature was delineated by the Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI)-National Science Foundation (NSF)-Technical University of Denmark (TUD) airborne radio echo sounding program, 1967–79, and named after Vostok, the flagship of the First Russian Antarctic Expedition, 1819-21 led by Faddey Bellingshausen.[1]

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