Discovery and name
Mapped by United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos taken from 1959-69. Strawn Pass by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Lawrence W. Strawn, a glaciologist who worked at Byrd Station, during the 1967-68 season.
On 21 August 2018, Brian Erdelyi, Westarctica's Minister of Blockchain was made a Hereditary Peer in the Peerage of Westarctica with the title Count of Strawn. He was recognized for his work in creating and distributing WestarcticaCoin, the non-profit cryptocurrency released by the Royal Blockchain Authority.