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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17443

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 13' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.2166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1997

Description (see definition): The 250 m wide pass in Eastern Livingston Island bounded by Pliska Ridge to the SE and Burdick Ridge to the NW. Elevation just over 560 m. Part of the overland route from Balkan Plateau via the nameless saddle between Willan Nunatak and Burdick South Peak, then via Orpheus Pass to upper Perunika Glacier and Mount Friesland area. Midpoint located 6,100 m E of Sinemorets Hill. The name Orpheus was originally applied in 1995 to a neighboring peak, but due to priority of the existing British name form Willan Nunatak, transferred subsequently to the present feature.

Date Created (see definition): 09/24/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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