Siple Coast

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Siple Coast (82°0′S 155°0′W / 82.000°S 155.000°W / -82.000; -155.000Coordinates: 82°0′S 155°0′W / 82.000°S 155.000°W / -82.000; -155.000) is the middle portion of the relatively ill-defined coast along the east side of the Ross Ice Shelf, between the north end of Gould Coast (83°30′S 153°00′W / 83.500°S 153.000°W / -83.500; -153.000) and the south end of Shirase Coast (80°10′S 151°00′W / 80.167°S 151.000°W / -80.167; -151.000). The area was originally called Kirton Coast, but was renamed by NZ-APC in 1961 after Paul A. Siple, a noted American scientist-explorer who accompanied R. Admiral Richard E. Byrd on all of his Antarctic expeditions.

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