Russian Gap (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Russian Gap (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:
ice-filled pass rising to c. 900m between Havre Mountains and Rouen Mountains, NW Alexander Island, was sighted by RAE in January 1821 ([Bellingshausen], atlas, 1831a, sheet 61); photographed from the air by RARE, 23 December 1947, and called Susan Nichols Glacier after the daughter of R.L. Nichols (Nichols Snowfield, q.v.) (AGS map, 1948); mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959 and named Russian Gap in association with RAE ([in 69°11'S 71°13'W] APC, 1961, p.3; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; [co-ordinates corrected from USLANDSAT imagery of February 1975] APC, 1977, p.28; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/5 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978).
No images of this place could be found.