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

Feature Class (see definition): Valley

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18676

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 26' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 47' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.7833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2004

Description (see definition): An upland valley on the NE side of Mount Booth in E Olympus Range, McMurdo Dry Valleys. The valley opens N to Victoria Valley. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2004) after Kenneth W. Murphy, Jr., U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) cartographic technician, a member of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) satellite surveying teams at the South Pole Station during two winters, 1981 and 1987.

Date Created (see definition): 07/14/2004

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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