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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5463

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 51' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 43' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.85

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.7166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): A pass between Crater Hill and Observation Hill at the S end of Hut Point Peninsula, on Ross Island. Charted and named by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE), 1901-04, under Scott. British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) sledge parties traversed the S end of the peninsula via this low level passage.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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