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Roaring Valley: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Roaring Valley in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Roaring Valley

Feature Class (see definition): Valley

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12699

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 03' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.05

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1974

Description (see definition): A moraine-filled valley on the N side of Mount Dromedary, formerly occupied by the coalescing glaciers that descend NE and N from Mount Kempe and Mount Dromedary. The New Zealand Victoria University's Antarctic Expeditions (VUWAE), 1960-61, which named this feature, experienced strong winds at most campsites in this area, but none of such violence and destructive force as those which struck their camp at the mouth of this valley, hence the name.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Roaring Valley in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Roaring Valley should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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