Lt. Commander Donald Richard Walk
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member redtailforester
N 40° 40.727 W 077° 35.952
18T E 280334 N 4506348
A plaque dedicated to the namesake for the Walk Glacier, Antarctica
Waymark Code: WM9C5G
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 07/30/2010
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member SCOTUS
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This plaque is located on the tombstone of the parents of LCdr. Donald Richard Walk. The plaque commemorates the naming of the Walk Glacier on the continent of Antarctica.

Lt. Commander Donald R. Walk was the officer in charge and chief medial officer at the Byrd Station in the 1960's. The glacier, located in the Jones Mountains, Antarctica, was named by the United State Advisory Committee of Antarctica Names (US ACAN) and the U.S. Board of Geographic Names.

Type of Waymark: Off Continent Point of Interest

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