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