LaFratta Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
LaFratta Point (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Point
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 point at the northeastern extremity of Mount Doorly at the edge of Wilson Piedmmont Glacier and Intermittent Lake, being approximately 10.2km north-northwest of King Pin. Feature shown on: NZ AntTopo50-ME10; NZMS 166 ST58-61/5-McMurdo Sound, and USGS ST57-60-Ross Island (1:250k)
Named by United States Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Susanne M. LaFratta-Decker of the National Science Foundation (NSF) who has served in numerous prominent roles in support of the U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP) beginning in 1996, rising in 2003 to Deputy Section Head for the Polar Research Support Section of the NSF's Office of Polar Programs (OPP), and in 2005, to Senior Advisor to the Director of OPP. Ms. LaFratta served in Antarctica during seven austral summer seasons.
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