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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16020

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 24' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 54' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.4

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.9

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A gap between Tobin and Gair Mesas in the Mesa Range of Victoria Land which provides access from upper Rennick Glacier to the Aeronaut Glacier. Named "Veto" by the northern party of New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1962-63, because it decided that Pinnacle Gap to the north offered the better route from Rennick to Aviator Glacier.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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