McKnight Creek (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
McKnight Creek (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Watercourse
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 glacial meltwater stream approximately 2.5km long, flowing southwest from the snout of Commonwealth Glacier and entering the east end of Lake Fryxell between Lost Seal Stream and Aiken Creek, in Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MF10
Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Diane McKnight, research hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), leader of USGS field teams over several years (1987-94), who made extensive studies of the hydrology and geochemistry of streams flowing into Lake Fryxell.
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