Goorkha Craters (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Goorkha Craters (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Crater
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 line of snow-free coastal hills 11km long southeast to northwest, and east of Cooper Nunatak between Carlyon Glacier and Darwin Glacier. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MM07; NZMS 166 ST57-60/13 (December 1965)
Discovered and named by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) (1901-04). Exact derivation unknown, but probably archaic spelling of 'Gurkha'. Other features were named by the BrNAE along these lines such as Kukri Hills, for the Gurkha knife.
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