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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3014

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 41' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.6833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): Northernmost point on Coronation Island in the South Orkney Islands. Discovered on Dec. 8, 1821, in the course of the joint cruise by Captain George Powell, British sealer, and Captain Nathaniel Palmer, American sealer. Named by Captain Powell.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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