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

Feature Class (see definition): Channel

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8085

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 26' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
110° 28' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.4333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 110.4666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): A water passage between Holl Island and Peterson Island, in the Windmill Islands. First mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp (1946-47) and U.S. Navy (USN) OpWml (1947-48). Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Lloyd C. Knowles, USN, engineer officer of the USS Burton Island, who took part in survey and photographic operations in the Windmill Islands in January 1948.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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