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Baker Point: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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