Name details

Descent Pass

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 113141

Feature type: Pass (2e)

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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Narrative

A pass between Blue and Ferra Glaciers, where Armitage and his party made an adventurous descent to the Ferrar Galcier on 16 Decemver 1902. It is very steep, about 1/2 mile wide and 3 miles in length. Named by the party led by Armitage of the NAE, 1901-04.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 52' 00.0" S
- 77.86667°
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Longitude:
163° 05' 00.0" E
163.08333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
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Comments

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Approval status

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