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Alatna Valley: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Alatna 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): Alatna Valley

Feature Class (see definition): Valley

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 182

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): An ice-free valley lying 4 mi N of Mount Gran and trending ENE for about 10 mi along the SE side of the Convoy Range. Parker Calkin, U.S. geologist, made stratigraphic studies in the valley during the 1960-61 season. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1963 for the U.S. Naval Ship (USNS) Alatna which participated in Operation Deep Freeze 1958-59 and 1959-60, and in keeping with other ship names in the Convoy Range.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Alatna 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 Alatna Valley should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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