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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14677

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 36' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.6

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Low ice-covered point forming the S end of Brabant Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Roughly charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE) under Gerlache, 1897-99. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57, and mapped from these photos in 1959. The name is descriptive; "strath" means a stretch of flat land by the sea or a broad river valley.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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