Name details

Windy Valley

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 133787

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

Glacier-filled valley opening onto the N part of Mikkelsen Bay on the W coast of Graham Land and providing access via its head to the plateau, Lammers Glacier and the Traffic Circle area. So named by the BGLE under Rymill, 1934-37, because of the strong winds which descend from the high plateau and blow out of this valley with great force.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 37' 00.0" S
- 68.61667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 50' 00.0" W
- 66.83333°
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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-1947

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