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Sphinx Valley: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Sphinx Valley in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Sphinx Valley

Feature Class (see definition): Valley

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14365

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 59' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 01' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.9833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.0166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1993

Description (see definition): A shallow hanging valley, 1 mi long, running NW parallel to Columnar Valley and terminating just W of the summit of Table Mountain, at the NW side of Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. Named from the distinctive rock formations along its NW wall, one of which is a particularly good likeness of the Egyptian Sphinx. Named by Alan Sherwood, NZGS party leader in the area, 1987-88.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Sphinx Valley in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Sphinx Valley should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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