High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Wright Pass (74 45 S
110 35 W / 74.75 S 110.583 W / -74.75; -110.583) is a snow pass to
the west of Jones Bluffs, running north-south for 3 nautical miles
(6 km) between the terminus of Holt Glacier and the vicinity of
Mayo Peak, Bear Peninsula on the Walgreen Coast, Marie Byrd Land.
Mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from U.S. Navy
aerial photographs taken 1966. Named by Advisory Committee on
Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1977 after Petty Officer William L.
Wright, U.S. Navy, who completed six Operation Deepfreeze
deployments up to 1977. As Leading Petty Officer (Transportation
Operations), he conducted cargo traverses across the ice of McMurdo
Sound to the McMurdo Dry Valleys.
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