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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16123

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
098° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -98.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A low ice-covered point on the S side of Thurston Island. It extends into Peacock Sound toward the NE extremity of Sherman Island. Delineated from aerial photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp in December 1946. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for J.H. Von der Wall, tractor driver and mechanic with the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) in 1933-35.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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