This page presents the geographical name data for Scuttle 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): Scuttle Valley
Feature Class (see definition): Valley
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 17451
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 38' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 09' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.6333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.15
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1994
Description (see definition): A small deglaciated valley with meltwater lakes which lies parallel to and just S of Towle Glacier in the Convoy Range, Victoria Land. The valley comprises the lower elevations at the NE end of Elkhorn Ridge and is separated from Towle Glacier by a dolerite ridge upon which the flank of Towle Glacier rests 80 m above the valley floor. The feature was visited by Victoria University's Antarctic Expeditions (VUWAE), 1976-77, led by Christopher J. Burgess. The name derives from the discovery of a parachute and abandoned airdrop packaging in the vicinity.
Date Created (see definition): 09/25/1998
Date Edited (see definition): No data