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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12615

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 42' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.7

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Pass, 1 mi wide, between Mount Fritsche and the rock wall N of McCarroll Peak, on the E coast of Graham Land. Discovered and photographed in 1902 by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE) under Nordenskjold, who named it Richthofen Valley for Baron Ferdinand von Richthofen, German geographer and geologist. The feature was found to be a pass by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1955.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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