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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1499

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
110° 35' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 110.5833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): The north point of Clark Peninsula, on Budd Coast. First roughly mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp and OpWml in 1947 and 1948. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for A.A. Blakeney, Photographer's Mate on U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp flights in this area and other coastal areas between 14 and 164, East longitude. The point was remapped from air photos taken by a Soviet expedition in 1956 and by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) in 1956 and 1962.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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