Name details

Miers Valley

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139762

Feature type: Valley

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 in Denton Hills, extending from Miers Glacier to Koettlitz Glacier at Becker Point, Scott Coast. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG10, MG11

Named For

Mapped and named by the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE), 1910-13. Possibly for Edward John Miers, an authority on Crustacea who described many genera and species from the Ross expedition (1839-43), and the Challenger Expedition (1872-76).

Location

Latitude:
78° 06' 38.6" S
-78.11073°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
164° 05' 56.0" E
164.09889°
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Altitude:
86 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
LINZ AntTopo50 series
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
LINZ
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
22-Jun-2017

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