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

Feature Class (see definition): Valley

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18756

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 22' 49" S

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

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.3802778

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A hanging valley between Wendler Spur and Besson Spur in Apocalypse Peaks, Victoria Land. The valley opens N to Barwick Valley opposite Hourglass Lake and is ice free but for a glacier at the headwall. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2005) after Vladimir O. Papitashvili, Space Physics Research Laboratory, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, member of a joint US-Russian project to collect magnetometer data in the Mirnyy to Vostok station area; four seasons, 1994-99; Program Manager for Aeronomy and Astrophysics, Office of Polar Programs, NSF, 2002- .

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

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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