Name details

Torrent Valley

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111622

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.

Narrative

Valley running from an ice-field below precipitous cliffs ESE of Massey Heights to Shrove Bay, James Ross Island. Named in association with a river which flows under the two separate ice fields and emerges approx. 0.5km downstream from an ice cave on to a deltaic plain (APC, 1993).

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Location

Latitude:
63° 59' 00.0" S
- 63.98333°
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Longitude:
57° 53' 00.0" W
- 57.88333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
2-Dec-1993

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