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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2430

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
57° 47' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
026° 32' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.7833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -26.5333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Rocky point marking the W extremity of Saunders Island in the South Sandwich Islands. It was named Rocky Point by DI personnel following their survey in 1930, but the name has been changed to avoid duplication with Rocky Point on Vindication Island. Carey Point was recommended by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1953 and is named for Commander W.M. Carey, Royal Navy (RN), captain of the Discovery II at the time of the survey.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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