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

Feature Class (see definition): Point

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18584

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
095° 51' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -95.85

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003

Description (see definition): A bold coastal point in ice-filled Morgan Inlet at the E end of Thurston Island. The point forms the E extremity of the wedge-shaped promontory between Lofgren Peninsula and Tierney Peninsula. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after A.E. Ryan, Chief Photographer's Mate in the Eastern Group of U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump, which obtained aerial photographs of Thurston Island and adjacent coastal areas, 1946-47.

Date Created (see definition): 01/23/2004

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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