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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2390

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 44' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Point forming the NW side of the entrance to Discovery Bay, Greenwich Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Surveyed by the Chilean Antarctic Expedition of 1947 which named it for Capitan de Corbeta Raul Del Canto, engineer on the ship Iquique during the expedition. The name Fort William (q.v.) was incorrectly applied to this feature by DI personnel of the Discovery II in 1935.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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