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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2751

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.3833333

Elevation (see definition): 230

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1975

Description (see definition): A point 3 mi SW of Tent Nunatak on the E coast of Graham Land. A rocky bluff rises behind the point as viewed from Larsen Ice Shelf to which the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1947 applied the name "Cape Choyce." The name was amended to Choyce Point in 1975 and reapplied to this point which is of geological significance and rises 230 m above the ice shelf. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for M.A. Choyce, Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) meteorologist at Hope Bay, 1947.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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