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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11574

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
146° 12' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 146.2

Elevation (see definition): 95

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A rock point at the W side of the entrance to Murphy Bay. The point rises to 95 m and marks the termination of a granite wall about 3 mi long. Discovered and named in 1912 by the eastern coastal party led by Cecil T. Madigan of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) (1911-14) under Douglas Mawson.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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