Reynolds Bench

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Reynolds Bench
location Palmerland , Antarctic Peninsula
part of Kelley massif
Reynolds Bench (Antarctic Peninsula)
Reynolds Bench
Coordinates 70 ° 34 ′  S , 63 ° 34 ′  W Coordinates: 70 ° 34 ′  S , 63 ° 34 ′  W

The Reynolds Bench is a smooth, snow-covered, 10 km long and 3 km wide plateau with rocky outcrops on the steep flanks in Palmerland on the Antarctic Peninsula . At an altitude of 1500  m , it lies on the north side of the Kelley massif and on the south flank of the upper section of the Clifford Glacier .

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) mapped it in 1974. The Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names named it in 1976 after the geologist Richard L. Reynolds, who had belonged to a team of the USGS between 1970 and 1971 to geological exploration and mapping of the Lassiter coast .

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