Khamsin Pass (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Khamsin Pass (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Pass
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:
at c.750 m running N-S between Relay Hills and Kinnear Mountains, Fallières Coast, was surveyed by BGLE in September 1936 and used then, and subsequently, by parties travelling from Wordie Ice Shelf into Palmer Land; called Paso 24 de Septiembre (Argentina. IAA map, [1959b]); resurveyed by BAS from "Stonington Island", 1970-72; in association with the names of winds grouped in this area, named after the khamsin, the warm S wind off the desert in Egypt (APC, 1980, p.4; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/6, 1-DOS 1978).
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