Starbuck Crater

Starbuck Crater (76°1′S 133°11′W) is a small, snow-filled crater at the base of the west slope of the Mount Bursey massif in Westarctica.

Discovery and name

The crater was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from ground surveys and U.S. Navy air photos collected during the years 1959–66. Starbuck Crater was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in honor of James E. Starbuck of the Bartol Research Foundation, who studied cosmic rays at the South Pole Station in 1970.