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

Feature Class (see definition): Valley

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18741

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

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 04' 35" E

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

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.0763889

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): An ice-free valley, which is the E-most of four aligned hanging valleys in Apocalypse Peaks, Victoria Land. The valley opens N to Barwick Valley opposite Lake Vashka. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2005) after Gonzalo J. Hernandez, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) high-latitude atmospheric research at Amundsen-Scott South Pole and McMurdo Stations; 15 field seasons 1991-2004.

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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