This page presents the geographical name data for Splettstoesser 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): Splettstoesser Pass
Feature Class (see definition): Gap
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 14403
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 38' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
167° 15' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.6333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 167.25
Elevation (see definition): 2200
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A snow-covered pass at c. 2,200 m, running E-W through Findlay Range to the NW of Gadsden Peaks, in the Admiralty Mountains, Victoria Land. The name was proposed by R.H. Findlay, leader of a New Zealand Antarctic Research Program (NZARP) geological party, 1981-82, which used this pass in travel between Field Neve and Atkinson Glacier, a tributary to Dennistoun Glacier. Named after John F. Splettstoesser, geologist, Minnesota Geological Survey, who was field coordinator for U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) projects during the International Northern Victoria Land Project, 1981-82.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data