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

Feature Class (see definition): Gap

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8780

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.5

Elevation (see definition): 200

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A pass at c. 200 m at the head of Bore Valley, connecting it with Maidalen (valley) to the north, on Thatcher Peninsula, South Georgia. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Ronald Ian Lewis Smith, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) plant ecologist from 1964 and Head, Plant Ecology and Environment Section, from 1974, who has carried out extensive botanical research in South Georgia, South Orkney Islands, and the Antarctic Peninsula during many summers and one winter.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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