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 (2e)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A pass at 750 m, running N-S between Relay Hills and the Kinnear Mountains, southward of Wordie Ice Shelf, Antarctic Peninsula. An important pass used by the BGLE, 1936-37, and subsequent parties, it allows easy access from the Wordie Ice Shelf into Palmer Land. Named in 1977 by the UK-APC in association with other wind names in the area. Khamsin is the warm southerly wind in Egypt that comes from the Sahara.
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