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

Feature Class (see definition): Valley

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 748

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
093° 21' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -93.35

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): A small ice-filled valley at the E side of Avalanche Ridge, in the Jones Mountains. Mapped by the University of Minnesota-Jones Mountains Party, 1960-61. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Jerry W. Austin, aviation machinist's mate of U.S. Navy (USN) Squadron VX-6, a crew member on pioneering flights of LC-47 Dakota aircraft from Byrd Station to the Eights Coast area in November 1961.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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