Williams Air Operating Facility (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Williams Air Operating Facility (The name as it would appear on a map)
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This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The American air base at Hut Point on Ross Island. Established in 1956 as the base from which flights could be made from New Zealand and also onwards to the South Pole and to Little America V to implement the IGY programme. Named for Richard Thomas Williams, an American driver who lost his life on 6 January 1956 in freighting supplies across the sea-ice in order to establish this base.
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