Name details

Watson Valley

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 136686

Feature type: None recorded.

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 valley east of Mount Lewis in Saint Johns Range, Victoria Land. The valley opens southward to Victoria Upper 2d, and is ice free except for a small 2d at the head wall. Topographic map: Mount Mahony (1:50,000). Named by US-ACAN (2007) after HM2 Donald E. Watson, USN (Seabees), who at the time was Medical Assistant and member of the construction crew which built the original Little America V Station and the original Byrd Station in the 1955-57 pre-IGY period. He was the medical person on the oversnow Byrd Traverse to Byrd Station, 1956.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 14' 30.0" S
- 77.24167°
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Longitude:
161° 34' 00.0" E
161.56667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

new adopted name (Wendy, 13.6.08)

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Apr-2008

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