Hooper Crags

The Hooper Crags (78°25′S162°43′E / 78.417°S 162.717°E / -78.417; 162.717) are a rocky spur 3 nautical miles (6 km) long, lying at the south side of Foster Glacier in the Royal Society Range of Antarctica. The feature was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names in 1963 for Lieutenant Benjamin F. Hooper, a helicopter pilot with U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6, who wintered at McMurdo Station in 1960.[1]



  1. "Hooper Crags". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-06-25.

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