This page presents the geographical name data for Greenville 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): Greenville Valley
Feature Class (see definition): Valley
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 6016
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 44' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 52' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.7333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.8666667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964
Description (see definition): The large mainly ice-free valley lying S of Elkhor Ridge in the Convoy Range of Victoria Land. A lobe of the Northwind Glacier flows a short distance W into the mouth of the valley. Near the head of the valley the S wall is breached by the entrance to Merrell Valley. Explored in 1957 by the New Zealand Northern Survey Part of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE), 1956-58. Named by them after the U.S. Naval Ship (USNS) Greenville Victory, a freighter in the main American convoy into McMurdo Sound in the 1956-57 season.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data