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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16709

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 09' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.15

Elevation (see definition): 975

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Pass 975 m high, located at the NE end of Louis Philippe Plateau. It marks the meeting place of three valleys of Trinity Peninsula, namely Broad Valley leading eastward toward Duse Bay, a valley leading northward to Lafond Bay, and another southward to Prince Gustav Channel. Discovered by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) and so named because of the very bad weather experienced in the pass during a survey journey in April 1946.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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