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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10827

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 06' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.1

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Rocky point on the NW side of Arthur Harbor, on the SW coast of Anvers Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1955. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for the Norwegian sealing vessel Norsel, which was chartered by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) for the 1954-55 summer season to establish the station at Arthur Harbor.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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