Cross Valley

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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Place ID: 3146
Name ID: 108360

Feature type: Valley

Origin

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:

Narrative

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).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 15' 30.0" S
- 64.25833°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
56° 41' 00.0" W
- 56.68333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
21-Nov-1949

Related information

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