Name details

Viking Valley

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 133269

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

A valley on the E side Mars Glacier containing a braided stream which feeds into Secret Lake, Alexander Island. This area was the prime research site of the 1992-93 Mars Glacier field party led by D. D. Wynn-Williams. Named by UK-APC in 1993 in association with Mars Glacier. The name "Viking" stems from the Viking Lander project of NASA which first searched for life on Mars in 1976.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 53' 00.0" S
- 71.88333°
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Longitude:
68° 21' 00.0" W
- 68.35000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1994

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