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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13654

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 38' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.6333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Small point within Darbel Bay, lying close W of the mouth of Cardell Glacier on the W coast of Graham Land. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1955-57, and mapped from these photos by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). So named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) because, when seen from a distance, a large rectangular boulder on the point has the appearance of a small hut with a crooked chimney.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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