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

Feature Class (see definition): Channel

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13493

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
61° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
055° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -55.3833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A marine channel between Elephant Island and Seal Islands, South Shetland Islands. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971, the passage is a short cut around the N coast of Elephant Island used by sealers in the 1820s.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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