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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15632

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 39' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.65

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Point forming the NE extremity of Renaud Island in the Biscoe Islands. The Biscoe Islands were discovered in 1832 by a British expedition under John Biscoe and were first roughly surveyed by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1903-05 and 1908-10. Renaud Island was again roughly surveyed in 1935-36 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE). The point was named in 1954 by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for the Tula, one of the two vessels of Biscoe's 1830-32 expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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