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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4859

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 05' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
003° 43' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.0833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 3.7166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): An ice-covered gap in the middle of the N face of Festninga Mountain leading to the mountain's flat summit, in the Muhlig-Hofmann Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition (NorAE) (1956-60) and named Festningsporten (the fortress gate).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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