Alatna Valley (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Alatna Valley (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Valley (2g)
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
An ice-free valley lying 4 mi N of Mount Gran and trending ENE for about 10 mi along the SE side of the Convoy Range. Parker Calkin, U.S. geologist, made stratigraphic studies in the valley during the 1960-61 season. Named by US-ACAN in 1963 for the USNS Alatna which participated in Operation Deep Freeze 1958-59 and 1959-60, and in keeping with other ship names in the Convoy Range.
No images of this place could be found.