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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13770

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 13' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.2166667

Elevation (see definition): 460

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A wide col rising to over 460 m immediately S of Mount Hornsby, Trinity Peninsula. Mapped from surveys by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) (1960-61). So named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) because this col provides a useful shortcut, avoiding the long detour through Longing Gap.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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