Name details

Russian Gap

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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United States Gazetteer Id 131068

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

Gap extending in a N-S direction between the Havre Mountains and Rouen Mountains, in the N part of Alexander Island. The N coast of Alexander Island was first sketched from a great distance in 1821 by the Russian expedition under Bellingshausen and this gap apparently represented by one of two open spaces between three high features. The gap was mapped in detail from air photos taken by the RARE, 1947-48, by Searle of the FIDS in 1960. Named by the UK-APC for the Russian group which observed this area in 1821.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 11' 00.0" S
- 69.18333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
71° 13' 00.0" W
- 71.21667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1961

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