Watson Valley (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Watson Valley (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Valley (2g)
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:
A valley east of Mount Lewis in Saint Johns Range, Victoria Land. The valley opens southward to Victoria Upper Glacier, and is ice free except for a small glacier at the head wall. Feature shown on: NZ AntTopo50-MD08
Named by United States Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2007) after HM2 Donald E. Watson, U.S. Navy (Seabees), who at the time was Medical Assistant and member of the construction crew which built the original Little America V Station and the original Byrd Station in the 1955-57 pre-IGY period. He was the medical person on the oversnow Byrd Traverse to Byrd Station, 1956.
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