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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 19246

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 27' 14" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 21' 16" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.4538889

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 68.3544444

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A narrow rock spur separating Sheraton Glacier and Arriens Glacier in the Mawson Escarpment. Plotted from ANARE aerial photographs taken in 1956, 1960 and 1973. Named by the Australian Antarctic Names and Medal Committee after J. N. Casey, (then) Assistant Director (Geology) of the Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Australian Department of Minerals and Energy, Canberra.

Date Created (see definition): 01/07/2010

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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