Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Valkyrie Dome (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Valkyrie Dome (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Dome (12)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
An ice dome rising to c. 3,700 m in eastern Queen Maud Land. In 1963-64, a SovAE oversnow traverse crossed the N part of the dome at an elevation over 3,600 meters. The feature was delineated by the SPRI-NSF-TUD airborne radio echo sounding program, 1967-79, and named from Norse mythology after the Valkyrie, who carried aloft those that had fallen in battle.
No images of this place could be found.