Sphinx Valley (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sphinx 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:
A small valley west of of Bindschadler Glacier and south of Table Mountain, separated narrowly from Columnar Valley to the west by a small ridge. Feature shown on: NZ AntTopo50-MG09
Named by Alan Sherwood, party leader of the New Zealand Geological Survey (NZGS) in the area, 1987-88 for the distinctive rock formations along the northwest wall, one of which is a particularly good likeness of the Egyptian Sphinx.
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