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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17302

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.3833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1995

Description (see definition): A point of land projecting into South Bay, 1.4 km N of Johnsons Dock, Livingston Island. Recognized by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1994, the name is a translation of the Spanish name "Punta Hespérides," after the Spanish ocean exploration ship Hespérides.

Date Created (see definition): 09/22/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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