Chamberlin Rampart

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Chamberlin Rampart (81°3′S 159°53′E / 81.050°S 159.883°E / -81.050; 159.883Coordinates: 81°3′S 159°53′E / 81.050°S 159.883°E / -81.050; 159.883) is a series of ice-covered bluffs midway along the west slope of the Darley Hills, in the Churchill Mountains. The bluffs rise to 1,200 metres (3,900 ft) and are interspaced by heavily crevassed ice. The feature was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Wellman Chamberlin, a National Geographic Magazine (NGM) cartographer, from about 1935 to 1970, and author of the NGM monograph The Round Earth on Flat Paper, 1947. It is one of several features in the Darley Hills that are named for NGM staff.[1]

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