Name details

Friedmann Valley

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 125406

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.

Narrative

One of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, located W of Rector Ridge at the head of Beacon Valley, in Quartermain Mountains, Victoria Land. Named in 1992 by US-ACAN after E. Imre Friedmann, biologist, Polar Desert Research Center, Florida State University, who in virtually every austral summer, 1976-87, led USARP field parties in the study of microorganisms in rocks of the McMurdo Dry Valleys. His wife, Roseli Ocampo-Friedmann, was a member of the field party in the last four seasons.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 54' 00.0" S
- 77.90000°
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Longitude:
160° 30' 00.0" E
160.50000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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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-1992

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