Name details

Albert Valley

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 135600

Feature type: Valley (2g)

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A hanging valley between Conway Peak and Wendler Spur in central Apocalypse Peaks, Victoria Land. The valley opens north to Barwick Valley. Named by US-ACAN (2005) after Mary R. Albert, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, NH, who conducted field and laboratory research to characterize ice core, firn, and snow properties from Siple Dome, from the US-ITASE traverses of West Antarctica, and from East Antarctic megadunes, 1996-2003; Member, 2002-present, Polar Research Board, National Academy of Sciences; Chair 2003-present, U.S. National Committee for the International Polar Year, 2007-08.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 22' 42.0" S
-77.37833°
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Longitude:
160° 55' 40.0" E
160.92778°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
12-Sep-2005

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