This page presents the geographical name data for Wilson 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): Wilson Pass
Feature Class (see definition): Gap
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 16687
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 26' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 15' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.4333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.25
Elevation (see definition): 400
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A glacier pass at c. 400 m, running NW-SE between Bowditch Crests and Rock Pile Peaks on Bermel Peninsula, Bowman Coast. The pass leads from Solberg Inlet to Mobiloil Inlet. The feature was photographed from the air by Lincoln Ellsworth, 1935, the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41, and Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48. Named after Alison Wilson, of the Center for Polar Archives, National Archives, Washington, DC, who has been associated with Antarctic research from 1957; member, U.S. Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names, 1974-94; Chair, 1986-93.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data