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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2629

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
037° 54' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -37.9

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A headland between Undine Harbor and Schlieper Bay on the S coast of South Georgia. Charted by DI in 1926, when the hill above the headland was called "Sharp Peak." Following the South Georgia Survey (SGS), 1951-57, renamed Chaplin Head after Lieutenant Commander John M. Chaplin, Royal Navy (RN) (1888-1977), survey officer in Discovery, 1925-27, and in charge of a hydrographic survey party in South Georgia, 1928-30.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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