LaPrade Valley

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LaPrade Valley (85°11′S 174°36′W / 85.183°S 174.600°W / -85.183; -174.600Coordinates: 85°11′S 174°36′W / 85.183°S 174.600°W / -85.183; -174.600) is a valley in the Cumulus Hills of Antarctica with steep rock walls and ice-covered floor, about 3 nautical miles (6 km) long, extending north to McGregor Glacier, just west of Rougier Hill. It was named by the Texas Tech Shackleton Glacier Expedition (1964–65) for Kerby E. LaPrade, a graduate student at Texas Technological College, and a member of the expedition.[1]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "LaPrade Valley" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).