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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2392

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 45' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 32' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.5333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Point forming the W side of the entrance to Borgen Bay on the SE coast of Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Roughly charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE) under Gerlache, 1897-99. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1955. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for John Canty of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), radio operator/mechanic at the Arthur Harbor Station in 1955 and a member of the sledging party which visited the point.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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