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

Feature Class (see definition): Valley

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5313

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 54' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.9

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992

Description (see definition): One of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, located W of Rector Ridge at the head of Beacon Valley, in Quartermain Mountains, Victoria Land. Named in 1992 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after E. Imre Friedmann, biologist, Polar Desert Research Center, Florida State University, who in virtually every austral summer, 1976-87, led U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) field parties in the study of microorganisms in rocks of the McMurdo Dry Valleys. His wife, Roseli Ocampo-Friedmann, was a member of the field party in the last four seasons.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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