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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14556

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
56° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
027° 36' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -56.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -27.6

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): Conspicuous point forming the W extremity of Zavodovski Island, South Sandwich Islands. The feature was named West Bluff in 1930 by DI personnel on the Discovery II, but the name has been changed to avoid duplication. The new name applied by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 refers to the evil-smelling volcanic fumes emitted in this vicinity.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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