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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7913

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 36' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.6

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A steep-sided pass between the NE side of McLeod Glacier and Rusty Bluff on Signy Island, South Orkney Islands. A well-used route by British Antarctic Survey (BAS) personnel providing access to Gourlay Peninsula from Moraine Valley. The name, after the storied Khyber Pass, was in local use for many years prior to adoption by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1990.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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