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.
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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