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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10851

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
61° 54' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 44' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.9

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): Cape forming the NE extremity of King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Named on Oct. 16, 1819 by Captain William Smith in the brig Williams. Since this was the easternmost point which he saw on this trip, he named it after the headland in England which forms its most easterly land.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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