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

Feature Class (see definition): Channel

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8706

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.3833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1975

Description (see definition): A NW-SE passage 1 mi wide between the Gossler Islands and Joubin Islands in the Palmer Archipelago. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Pieter J. Lenie, Master of the R.V. Hero in 1972-73 and 1973-74. Lenie is believed to be first to navigate and carry out sounding of this passage, in the Hero in Jan.-Feb. 1973.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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