Name details

McKelvey Valley

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 113885

Feature type: Valley (2g)

Origin

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:

Narrative

A valley between the western end of Olympus Range and Insel Range. Named by the VUWAE, 1958-59, for B McKelvey, a geologist of Victoria University, who with Webb, did the first geological exploration of this area in 1957-58, and was again in the Wright Valley in 1958-59 with the VUWAE.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 26' 00.0" S
- 77.43333°
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Longitude:
161° 33' 00.0" E
161.55000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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