This page presents the geographical name data for Stuiver 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): Stuiver Valley
Feature Class (see definition): Valley
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 17417
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 29' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 01' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.0166667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1997
Description (see definition): A high (1,400 m) hanging valley, largely ice free, between Mount Circe and Mount Dido on the W and Mount Boreas on the E, in the Olympus Range, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1997 after Minze Stuiver, geochemist, Quaternary Research Center, University of Washington, Quaternary specialist in dating Antarctic samples with U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) from 1969 to the time of naming; authority on the glacial history of the McMurdo Sound region and McMurdo Dry Valleys, the location of this valley (not completed).
Date Created (see definition): 09/24/1998
Date Edited (see definition): No data