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Postern Gap: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Postern Gap in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Postern Gap

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11990

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
055° 59' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -55.9833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Pass in the central ridge of Joinville Island, just E of Mount Tholus. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1954. So named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) because this is the only way through the ridge which gives access to the central part of the S coast of Joinville Island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding Postern Gap in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Postern Gap should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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