Name details

Chinook Pass

Chinook Pass (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Chinook Pass  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108185

Feature type: Pass

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

between Föhn Bastion and Wright Spires, George VI Sound, following surveys by BAS from "Stonington Island", 1970-73, was named after the chinook, the warm dry wind on the E side of the Rocky Mountains, in association with other wind names in this area (BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/6, 1-DOS 1978; APC, 1980, p.3).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 29' 00.0" S
- 69.48333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 33' 00.0" W
- 68.55000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Dec-1977

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