Name details

Gaisser Valley

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 135646

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 mostly ice-free valley 2.5 km long that descends south from Vashka Crag, Cruzen Range, Victoria Land. The valley is bounded to the east by Peterson Terrace and terminates as a hanging valley 1km north-west of Lake Vashka. Named by US-ACAN (2005) after Thomas K. Gaisser, Bartol Research Institute, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; USAP principal investigator for study of cosmic-ray showers at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, 1991-2005.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 19' 30.0" S
- 77.32500°
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Longitude:
161° 07' 20.0" E
161.12222°
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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

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
12-Sep-2005

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