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

Feature Class (see definition): Channel

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7613

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
069° 24' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.4

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A channel running N-S and separating the Amiot Islands from the SW part of Adelaide Island. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Captain William Johnston, from 1956-62 Master of Royal Research Ship (RRS) John Biscoe, the ship which assisted the Royal Navy (RN) Hydrographic Survey Unit in charting this area in 1963.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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