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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2695

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 59' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.9833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Rocky point 1 mi ESE of Return Point, the SW extremity of Coronation Island, in the South Orkney Islands. First surveyed in 1933 by DI personnel. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Joseph J. Cheal of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), general assistant in 1950 and leader in 1951 at the Signy Island base. The point marks the W limit of Cheal's survey triangulation made in July-September 1950.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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