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Splettstoesser Pass: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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

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

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