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Cross Valley (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Cross Valley (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Valley
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
running NW-SE through NE Seymour Island, was roughly mapped by SwAE and called Quertal, Dwarsdal or Querthal [=cross valley] because of its transverse alignment (Nordenskjöld and others, 1904b, Vol. 1, p.274; 1907, p.100; Nordenskjöld, 1911c, Karte 3); following resurvey by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1946, named Cross Valley (APC, 1955, p.8; DOS 610 sheet W 64 56, 1961). Cañadón Díaz, so called by AAE, 1953-54 after Manuel Díaz, mechanic in the Argentine corvette Uruguay in 1903 (Uruguay Cove, q.v.) (Argentina.MM, 1956, p.124; Pierrou, 1970, p.314).
No images of this place could be found.