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Butler Passage: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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