Name details

Alatna Valley

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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United States Gazetteer Id 121655

Feature type: Valley (2g)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

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.

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Location

Latitude:
76° 53' 00.0" S
- 76.88333°
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Longitude:
161° 10' 00.0" E
161.16667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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:
1-Jan-1963

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