Simpson Crags (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Simpson Crags (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Crag
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 series of rugged crags descending southeast from a high saddle at the foot of Mount Baxter on the Eisenhower Range and forming the south wall of O'Kane Glacier, in Victoria Land.
Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1955-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Commander William A. Simpson, Jr., USN, aircraft commander with Squadron VX-6 during U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz) 1967.
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