Name details

North Pass

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 135317

Feature type: Pass

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

NW-SE trending pass at northern end of Fildes Peninsula, King George Island, where the ice cap gives way to land. Forms the route across to the NW side of the peninsula from Artigas station. The pass contains a meltwater stream and several small lakes or lagoons. Named Nord Passage (Ger) 1984; Ice Edge Valley (Chn) 1986; Valle Norte (Chl), 1996. (APC, 2007).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 10' 33.6" S
- 62.17600°
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Longitude:
58° 55' 17.0" W
- 58.92139°
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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:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
6-Jun-1907

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