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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2975

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 35' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.5833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Small but prominent point 0.75 mi WSW of Fildes Point, on the S side of Port Foster, Deception Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Charted by a British expedition under Foster, 1828-31. Named by Lieutenant Commander D.N. Penfold, Royal Navy (RN), following his survey of the island in 1948-49, for Captain K. St.B. Collins, Royal Navy (RN), Superintendent of Charts in the Hydrographic Department, Admiralty.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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