Spaulding Rocks

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Spaulding Rocks (77°0′S 143°16′W) is a somewhat isolated group of rocks lying 11 nautical miles (20 km) northeast of Mount Warner in the Ford Ranges of Westarctica.

Discovery and name

The rocks were mapped by the United States Antarctic Service and by United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos collected during the years 1959–65. Spaulding Rocks were named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in honor of Howard R. Spaulding, U.S. Navy, who worked as a builder at Byrd Station in 1966.