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

Feature Class (see definition): Valley

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 25

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Mainly ice-free valley on the E coast of Alexander Island, 2 mi long, which is entered immediately S of Ablation Point and opens on George VI Sound. First photographed from the air on Nov. 23, 1935, by Lincoln Ellsworth and mapped from these photos by W.L.G. Joerg. First visited and surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), and so named by them because of the relatively small amounts of snow and ice found there.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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