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

Feature Class (see definition): Channel

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6614

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 11' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.1833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Narrow boat passage between the rocks off Devils Point, the SW end of Livingston Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The name dates back to about 1821 and was applied by early sealers in the area because many lives and ships were lost here.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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