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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1806

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
57° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
026° 46' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -26.7666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): The NE point of Vindication Island, South Sandwich Islands. The feature was named Low Point during the survey from Royal Research Ship (RRS) Discovery II in 1930, but the name was changed to avoid duplication. The new name applied by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 refers to the bifid form of this point, reaching out to the nearby sea stack of Trousers Rock.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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