Orpheus Pass

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

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

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Place ID: 10689
Name ID: 110448

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

Pass, approx. 250 m wide, NE of Pliska Ridge and S of Burdick Peak, rising approx. 560 m.a.s.l, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. The name Orpheus was originally applied by Bulgaria to a neighbouring peak in 1995, but due to priority of the existing name Willan Nunatak, was changed to the present feature. (APC, 1997).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 38' 42.3" S
- 62.64508°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 15' 00.0" W
- 60.25000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
29-Apr-1997

Related information

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