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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 212

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
142° 02' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 142.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): An ice-covered point with rock exposures along the seaward side. The point marks the W side of the entrance to Commonwealth Bay and the division between Adelie Coast and George V Coast. Discovered on Jan. 30, 1840 by the U.S. Exploring Expedition (USEE) under Lieutenant Charles Wilkes, and named by him for Lieutenant James Alden of the expedition's flagship Vincennes.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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