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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11179

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 53' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164.8833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A small rock point along the N shore of Terra Nova Bay, 1 mi NW of Markham Island, in Victoria Land. Discovered by the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE), 1898-1900, and named for King Oscar of Norway and Sweden. C.E. Borchgrevink, the leader of this expedition, was a native of Norway. Originally charted by Borchgrevink as an island, the feature is now known to be joined to the coast.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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