Turnpike Bluff

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Turnpike Bluff (80°44′S 30°4′W / 80.733°S 30.067°W / -80.733; -30.067Coordinates: 80°44′S 30°4′W / 80.733°S 30.067°W / -80.733; -30.067) is a conspicuous rock bluff at the southwest extremity of the Shackleton Range, 5 nautical miles (9 km) southwest of Mount Homard in Antarctica. First mapped in 1957 by the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition and so named because it marks the beginning of a badly crevassed area of Recovery Glacier through which the vehicles of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition had difficulty in passing on their journey from Shackleton Base to the South Pole in 1957.

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