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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1640

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.8

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Point which forms the S side of the entrance to Dalgliesh Bay on the W side of Pourquoi Pas Island, off the W coast of Graham Land. Surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill. Resurveyed in 1948 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), who named the point for Maurice Bongrain, surveyor and First Officer of the Pourquoi Pas?, ship of the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10, who was responsible for the first surveys of the area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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