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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5514

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
170° 58' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 170.9666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A low snow-filled pass between Cape Allen and Mount Hope at the NE extremity of Queen Alexandra Range, affording passage from Ross Ice Shelf to the mouth of Beardmore Glacier westward of Mount Hope. Discovered by the Southern Polar Party of the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE) (1907-09) and so named because the pass was used to enter Beardmore Glacier.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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