Papitashvili Valley (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Papitashvili Valley (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Valley (2g)
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:
A hanging valley between Wendler Spur and Besson Spur in Apocalypse Peaks, Victoria Land. The valley opens north to Barwick Valley opposite Hourglass Lake and is ice free but for a glacier at the headwall. Feature shown on: NZ AntTopo50-ME07
Named by United States Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2005) after Vladimir O. Papitashvili, Space Physics Research Laboratory, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, member of a joint US-Russian project to collect magnetometer data in the Mirnyy to Vostok station area. Four seasons, 1994-99. Program Manager for Aeronomy and Astrophysics, Office of Polar Programs, NSF, 2002.
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