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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14247

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 19' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 58' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.3166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.9666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): A passage, 3 mi long and 0.5 mi wide, which extends in a N-S direction, separating the Melchior Islands into West Melchior Islands and East Melchior Islands, in the Palmer Archipelago. First roughly charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot, 1903-05. Probably named by DI personnel who roughly surveyed the feature in 1927. Resurveyed by Argentine expeditions in 1942, 1943 and 1948.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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