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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13292

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 28' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.4666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Point which marks the W side of the entrance to Cumberland East Bay, on the N coast of South Georgia. Probably first sighted by the British expedition under Cook which explored the N coast of South Georgia in 1775. Named for His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) Sappho, British ship used in charting portions of Cumberland Bay in 1906.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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