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

Feature Class (see definition): Valley

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18738

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 19' 30" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 07' 20" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.325

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.1222222

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A mostly ice-free valley 1.5 mi long that descends S from Vashka Crag in Cruzen Range, Victoria Land. The valley is bounded to the E by Peterson Terrace and terminates as a hanging valley 0.5 mi NW of Lake Vashka. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2005) after Thomas K. Gaisser, Bartol Research Institute, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) principal investigator for study of cosmic-ray showers at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, 1991-2005.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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