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

Feature Class (see definition): Channel

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10738

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 59' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 58' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.9833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.9666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): A marine passage leading to the northern end of Lemaire Channel between Wauwermans Islands and Dannebrog Islands in Wilhelm Archipelago. Surveyed by the Royal Navy (RN) Hydrographic Survey Unit in March-April 1964, and safely navigated by Royal Research Ship (RRS) John Biscoe at this time. Named after the motor survey boat Nimrod which was used to take most of the soundings.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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