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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14395

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.8

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Narrow gravel spit forming the S side of the entrance to Yankee Harbor, Greenwich Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The point was known to early sealers in the area and roughly charted on Powell's map of 1822. It was recharted by DI personnel on the Discovery II in 1935 and given this descriptive name.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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