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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15008

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 09' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.15

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Rocky point marking the E end of the ridge at the S side of Stubb Glacier, on the E coast of Graham Land. Surveyed and photographed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1947. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Stubbs harpooner on the Pequod in Herman Melville's Moby Dick.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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