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

Feature Class (see definition): Channel

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3341

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 47' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.7833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Small passage leading SE from Adelaide Anchorage between Henkes Islands and Skeen Rocks, off the S end of Adelaide Island. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1963 for Lieutenant Commander Anthony G. Crosse, Royal Navy (RN), First Lieutenant of His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) Protector used by the Hydrographic Survey Unit in charting this area in 1961-63.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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