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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11065

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 29' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.4833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): The southern end of the low-lying peninsula which forms the E limit of Iceberg Bay on the S coast of Coronation Island, in the South Orkney Islands. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1948-49, and so named by them because the mineral olivine occurs in the igneous dikes intersecting the peninsula just N of the point.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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