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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17834

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 47' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 55' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.7833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2000

Description (see definition): An ice-covered point 1 mile SE of Cone Hill on the E side of Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 2000 after Stephen F. Ackley, Snow and Ice Division, U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL), Hanover, New Hampshire, a U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) sea ice specialist who worked in McMurdo Sound and diverse parts of the Southern Ocean for more than 25 years, dating from the 1976-77 austral season. Not: Sheppard Point.

Date Created (see definition): 10/25/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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