Name details

Tarn Valley

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 132481

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.

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Narrative

An elevated ice-free valley, 1.5 mi long, containing four tarns named after American universities, Yale, Harvard, Princeton, and Penn (Pennsylvania), located at the N side of lower Taylor Valley, N of Mount Falconer, in Victoria Land. This valley was visited in the 1965-66 field season by VUWAE (Edward D. Ghent, leader) which named the tarns. The valley was named in association with the tarns by US-ACAN in 1997.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 34' 00.0" S
- 77.56667°
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Longitude:
163° 08' 00.0" E
163.13333°
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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-1997

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