Name details

Simpson Crags

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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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139823

Feature type: Crag

Origin

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:

Narrative

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.

Named For

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.

Location

Latitude:
74° 24' 34.5" S
-74.40959°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
162° 47' 31.1" E
162.79198°
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Altitude:
1642 m
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Reference Elevation Model of Antarctica, Howat et al. 2018
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Polar Geospatial Center
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
14-Nov-1967

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