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Benz Pass: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Benz Pass 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): Benz Pass

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1254

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 41' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 22' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.6833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.3666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A narrow pass between the S cliffs of Louis Philippe Plateau and a rock nunatak 2 mi NE of the head of Russell East Glacier, Trinity Peninsula. Mapped from surveys by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) (1960-61). Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Karl Benz (1844-1929), German engineer who constructed the first practical gasoline motor car, in 1885.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Benz Pass 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 Benz Pass should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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