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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11869

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 36' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 14' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.6

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.2333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): The E entrance point to Bowman Inlet on the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula. The feature marks the extremity of an ice-covered, though clearly outlined, spur that juts N from the W part of Hollick-Kenyon Peninsula. The margins of the feature were photographed from the air by Lincoln Ellsworth, 1935, but it was more clearly defined by aerial photographs taken by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1940. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1977 for William D. Platt, U.S. Navy (USN), hospital corpsman, Palmer Station, winter party 1968.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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