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

Feature Class (see definition): Valley

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18722

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 22' 42" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 55' 40" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.3783333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.9277778

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2005

Description (see definition): A hanging valley between Conway Peak and Wendler Spur in central Apocalypse Peaks, Victoria Land. The valley opens N to Barwick Valley. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2005) after Mary R. Albert, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, NH, who conducted field and laboratory research to characterize ice core, firn, and snow properties from Siple Dome, from the US-ITASE traverses of West Antarctica, and from East Antarctic megadunes, 1996-2003; Member, 2002- , Polar Research Board, National Academy of Sciences; Chair 2003- , U.S. National Committee for the International Polar Year, 2007-08.

Date Created (see definition): 01/01/2005

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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