Counts Icefall (Thiel Mountains. Surveyed by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Thiel Mountains party, 1960-61. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Commander William D. Counts, U.S. Navy, who lost his life in the crash of a P2V Neptune aircraft soon after take-off from Wilkes Station on November 9, 1961. Mount Counts is also named for LCDR Counts, who was assigned to Air Development Squadron Six (VX-6) at the time of the crash.) is a steep, heavily-crevassed icefall at the juncture of the Ford Massif and the west end of Bermel Escarpment, in the
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