Marinelli Head (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Marinelli Head (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Head
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 headland in the southeastern part of the McMurdo Dry Valleys region approximately 11km south of The Strand Moraines, and at the southeastern base of Hobbs Ridge that forms the south entrance to Blue Glacier from McMurdo Sound. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MF11; NZMS 166 ST58-61/5-McMurdo Sound, and USGS ST57-60-Ross Island.
Named by US-ACAN for Dr. Roberta L. Marinelli who served as Associate Program Director in the Antarctic Biology and Medicine Program of the Office of Polar Programs at the National Science Foundation (NSF) from 1997 to 2000, and as the Program Director for Antarctic Organisms and Ecosystems from 2005 to 2011. While in Antarctica, she served as the NSF Science Representative at both McMurdo Station and Palmer Station.
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