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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13498

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 24' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
056° 59' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.4

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -56.9833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Point which extends N from the SE shore of Hope Bay between Eagle Cove and Hut Cove, at the NE end of Antarctic Peninsula. Discovered by a party under J. Gunnar Andersson of the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE), 1901-04, and so named because the party relieved their shortage of food and fuel by killing a seal on this point.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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