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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2735

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 33' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.55

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A pass running N-S between Fohn Bastion and Wright Spires on the Rymill Coast of Palmer Land. The pass is part of a convenient overland sledging route, southward from Brindle Cliffs. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after the warm, dry wind descending the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains. One of several features in the area named after winds.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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