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Viking Valley: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Viking 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): Viking Valley

Feature Class (see definition): Valley

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16065

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 21' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.35

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1994

Description (see definition): A valley on the E side Mars Glacier containing a braided stream which feeds into Secret Lake, Alexander Island. This area was the prime research site of the 1992-93 Mars Glacier field party led by D. D. Wynn-Williams. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1993 in association with Mars Glacier. The name "Viking" stems from the Viking Lander project of NASA which first searched for life on Mars in 1976.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Viking 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 Viking Valley should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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