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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1464

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 43' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Point which lies 2.5 mi SE of Cape Shirreff on the N coast of Livingston Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The point was known to sealers as early as 1822. It was charted and named in 1935 by DI personnel on the Discovery II.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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