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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 294

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
58° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
026° 15' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -26.25

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): The SE point of Montagu Island, in the South Sandwich Islands. Montagu Island was discovered in 1775 by a British expedition under Cook, but the point was first mapped by Bellingshausen in 1819-20. The point was surveyed in 1930 by DI personnel on the Discovery II and named for H.T. Allen, member of the Discovery Committee.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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