Stuiver Valley (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Stuiver 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 high hanging valley at 1300-1500m, largely ice free, between Mount Circe and Mount Dido on the west and Mount Boreas on the east, in the Olympus Range, Victoria Land. Feature shown on: NZ AntTopo50-ME08
Named by United States Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1997) after Minze Stuiver, geochemist, Quaternary Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, with the U.S. Antarctic Research Program from 1969. With George H. Denton he conducted geological investigations in Wright Valley and Taylor Valley in the 1977-78 season; an authority on carbon-14 and isotope dating, Stuiver collaborated with Denton over 25 years in defining the glacial history of the Ross Sea region, including the area of McMurdo Sound and the McMurdo Dry Valleys.
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