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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15737

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
003° 47' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -3.7833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A mountain pass between Hogskavlen Mountain and Domen Butte in the Borg Massif, Queen Maud Land. The feature was first photographed from the air by the German Antarctic Expedition (GerAE) (1938-39). It was mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition (NBSAE) (1949-52) and named Tyskepasset (the German pass), presumedly because it was seen earlier by the German expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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