Kurasawa Pond

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Kurasawa Pond (77°32′S 160°45′E / 77.533°S 160.750°E / -77.533; 160.750Coordinates: 77°32′S 160°45′E / 77.533°S 160.750°E / -77.533; 160.750) is a pond in the northwestern part of the Labyrinth of Wright Valley, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. It lies south of Dean Cirque and 0.5 nautical miles (1 km) east of the Wright Upper Glacier terminus. The pond was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (2004) after Hajime Kurasawa of the Japan Geological Survey, a participant in the McMurdo Dry Valleys Drilling Project in the 1973–74 and 1974–75 field seasons.[1]


 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Kurasawa Pond" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).