This page presents the geographical name data for Butler Passage 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): Butler Passage
Feature Class (see definition): Channel
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 2221
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 58' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 44' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.9666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.7333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971
Description (see definition): Passage between the Wauwermans Islands and Puzzle Islands, connecting Peltier and Lemaire Channels, off the W coast of Graham Land. The route was probably first used by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot, 1903-05 and 1908-10, on their trips between Port Lockroy and Booth Island. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 for Captain Adrian R.L. Butler, Royal Navy (RN), captain of the British naval guardship His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) Protector which was in this area in 1957-58 and 1958-59.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data