Cornwell Corner (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cornwell Corner (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Corner (2f)
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:
An angular rock bluff (c.800 m) at the W end of Horney Bluff and the terminus of Merrick Glacier, where the glacial flow is forced E at an acute angle upon entering Byrd Glacier. Named by US-ACAN in association with Byrd Glacier (q.v.) after Capt. Delbert S. Cornwell, USN, captain of the aircraft carrier USS Philippine Sea in USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47, led by Admiral Byrd. The Philippine Sea carried six twin-engine Douglas R4D aircraft which took off from the carrier deck and flew c. 700 mi to Little America base, Ross Ice Shelf, from where exploratory and photographic flights were made.
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