Name details

Richthofen Pass

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 130756

Feature type: Pass (2e)

Origin

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:

Narrative

Pass, 1 mi wide, between Mount Fritsche and the rock wall N of McCarroll Peak, on the E coast of Graham Land. Discovered and photographed in 1902 by the SwedAE under Nordenskjold, who named it Richthofen Valley for Baron Ferdinand von Richthofen, German geographer and geologist. The feature was found to be a pass by the FIDS in 1955.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 01' 00.0" S
- 66.01667°
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Longitude:
62° 42' 00.0" W
- 62.70000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1960

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