Name details

Postern Gap

Postern Gap (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Postern Gap  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110685

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

NW-SE pass at c. 500m E of Mount Tholus, Joinville Island, was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in January 1954 and so named as providing the only sledge route through the central ridge to the S coast of the island ([located in error in 63°15'S 55°09'W] APC, 1958, p.6; [correctly shown] BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1973; APC, 1977, p.26).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 15' 00.0" S
- 63.25000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
55° 59' 00.0" W
- 55.98333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
4-Sep-1957

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