Wharton Creek (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Wharton 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, 1,000 m long, flowing NE along the S edge of Suess Glacier to the SW corner of Lake Chad in Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN in 1996 after Robert A. Wharton, Jr., biologist, Desert Research Institute (Reno, NV), principal investigator in the first Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) project in McMurdo Dry Valleys, who had conducted pioneering research with microbial mats in Lake Hoare from 1978.
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