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