Hopkins Nunataks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hopkins Nunataks (The name as it would appear on a map)
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A group of three nunataks rising to 2180m at the head of Cambridge 2d, between the Coombs Hills and Convoy Range, Victoria Land. The nunataks extend west-east 2.5km and rise about 50m above Cambridge 2d. Topographic map: Cambridge 2d (1:50,000). Named by US-ACAN (2007) after Steve Hopkins who worked several seasons at McMurdo Station, first as a cargo handler loading and unloading C-141 and C-130 aircraft later attaining the lead supervisory cargo position. He was injured during the 2001-02 season in a helicopter crash at Lake Fryzell while working as Lead Helo-tech for helicopter operations.
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