McKay Creek (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
McKay Creek (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Watercourse (10)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
Meltwater stream, 250 m long, heading on Suess Glacier WSW of the W end of Lake Chad at c. 100 m elevation and flowing ENE into Lake Chad in Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN in 1996 after Christopher P. McKay, NASA, planetary scientist, who conducted limnological research on Lake Hoare from 1982 and pioneered the use of year-round environmental data collection in dry valley ecosystems.
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