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

Feature Class (see definition): Valley

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18723

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 17' 30" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 22' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.2916667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.3666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A valley 1.5 mi long between Mount Leland and Sponsors Peak in Cruzen Range, Victoria Land. The lower end of the valley is ice free and opens to Victoria Upper Glacier; the upper portion is partly ice covered and is surmounted by Mount Isaac, 1250 m. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2005) after Stephen Paul Alexander, U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) marine biologist in study of McMurdo Sound benthic foraminifer, six seasons 1985-2001; laboratory manager, Crary Science and Engineering Center, McMurdo Station, three seasons 2002-04

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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