Name details

Italia Valley

Italia Valley (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Italia Valley  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109482

Feature type: Valley

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

NE of Hervé Cove, Ezcurra Inlet, Admiralty Bay, King George Island, was named Conca Italia [=Italia hollow] and used as the site of its base hut by the first Italian expedition to Antarctica, 1975-76, privately organized and led by Rennato Cepparo (SPRI, 1977, p.379). Italia Valley (Birkenmajer, 1979b, map Fig. 3, p.3; APC, 1986, p.3). "Campo Bové", referring to the Italian hut after Lieut. Giacomo Bové, of the Italian Navy, member of an abortive Argentine Antarctic Expedition in 1881-82 (Birkenmajer, 1980b, p.77). Tern Valley, referring to an unofficial FIDS name used in 1961 (Birkenmajer, 1980b, p.77). W oska Dolina [=Italian valley] (Birkenmajer, 1980b, p.77).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 10' 32.3" S
- 62.17564°
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Longitude:
58° 30' 49.0" W
- 58.51361°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
3-Apr-1984

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