This page presents the geographical name data for Baker 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): Baker Point
Feature Class (see definition): Cape
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 17363
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 34' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 33' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.5666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.55
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1997
Description (see definition): A point at the S side of the entrance to Explorers Cove, New Harbor, McMurdo Sound, on Scott Coast, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1997) after Bill James Baker, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL, who conducted underwater research in several areas of McMurdo Sound during the 1992-93, 1993-94 and 1996-97 field seasons, including work at Cape Evans, Razorback Islands, Hutton Cliffs, Arrival Heights, and New Harbor, the location of this point.
Date Created (see definition): 09/22/1998
Date Edited (see definition): No data