Name details

Tufts Pass

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 132941

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 extending in an E-W direction between Rouen Mountains and Elgar Uplands in the N part of Alexander Island. First seen from the air and roughly mapped by the BGLE in 1937. Remapped from air photos taken by the RARE, 1947-48, by Searle of the FIDS in 1960. Named by the RARE for Tufts University, Medford, MA, where Dr. Robert Nichols was head of the geology department before joining the RARE.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 25' 00.0" S
- 69.41667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
70° 35' 00.0" W
- 70.58333°
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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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