Alcorta Rocks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Alcorta Rocks (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Rock (2b)
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
Feature n.15 in ACAN minutes of 19/06/2000. A nunatak on the E shore of Maumee Bight, Ross Island, 1.6 mi ENE of Rocky Point. The feature rises to c. 100 m and is distinctive because three ridges radiate from the center. Named by US-ACAN (2000) after Jesse J Alcorta, year round support employee with eight field seasons at McMurdo Station from 1992-93 and many trips to South Pole Station and Christchurch; hazardous waste handling specialist at both McMurdo and South Pole Stations; cryogenic technician in support of the USAP laboratories.
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