This page presents the geographical name data for Kistler 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): Kistler Valley
Feature Class (see definition): Valley
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 18212
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
82° 30' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
051° 30' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -82.5
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -51.5
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2001
Description (see definition): A mostly ice-filled valley in th E-central part of Dufek Massif, Pensacola Mountains. The valley lies between Sapp Rocks and Forlidas Ridge and heads in the amphitheater between Nutt Bluff and Preslik Spur. Named after Ronald W. Kistler, Research Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) (retired). His laboratory research and scientific reporting with A.B. Ford (1979-2000) on the geochronology and petrology of the Dufek intrusion of the northern Pensacola Mountains was critical for the understanding of the evolution of this major igneous complex.
Date Created (see definition): 12/23/2002
Date Edited (see definition): No data