Varcoe Headland (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Varcoe Headland (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Head (8)
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 low headland, 34 m, that marks the N entrance point to Horseshoe Bay in W Ross Island. Named by NZGB after Technical Services Officer Garth Edwin Varcoe, who worked in the NZ Antarctic Programme over a period of 15 years until his accidental death in a helicopter crash near this headland in October 1992. His expertise was in the mechanical and electrical areas and he played a leading role in the reconstruction of Scott Base.
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