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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12026

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 06' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.1

Elevation (see definition): 825

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Conspicuous hill, 825 m, standing 8 mi ESE of Cape Kjellman on the W side of Trinity Peninsula. Charted in 1948 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) (1950) after Mr. Poynter, Master's Mate, who accompanied Edward Bransfield on the brig Williams in January 1820 when explorations were made in the South Shetland Islands and Bransfield Strait.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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