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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16516

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 47' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
070° 25' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.7833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.4166667

Elevation (see definition): 1050

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A snow pass at c. 1,050 m at the head of Sullivan Glacier in N Alexander Island. The pass trends NE-SW and provides access to and from the upper part of Hampton Glacier. So named by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1977, because the pass falls away steeply to the SW between high cliffs, so that the descent by sledge is fast and exhilarating as suggested by the name.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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