McMurdo Sound (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
McMurdo Sound (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Sound (9)
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:
A sound about 35 mi long and wide, lying at the junction of the Ross Sea and Ross Ice Shelf between Ross Island and Victoria Land. Discovered by Capt. James Clark Ross in February 1841 and named for Lt. Archibald McMurdo of the Terror.
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