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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11317

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 07' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.1166667

Elevation (see definition): 750

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A snow pass at c. 750 m, running N-S between Mount Edgell and Mistral Ridge in NW Palmer Land. The pass provides a sledge route between Wordie Ice Shelf and Eureka Glacier. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in association with other wind names in the area. Pampero is the cold wind that blows from the S Andes to the Atlantic Ocean.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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