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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3217

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 36' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.6

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A point, with several off-lying rocks, projecting N from Trinity Peninsula, 5 mi SW of Lafarge Rocks. The name "Roche Coupvent" (Coupvent Rock) was given by Captain Jules Dumont d'Urville to a feature in the vicinity. The present name revives the d'Urville naming, given for August Coupvent-Desbois, officer on the Zelee and later the Astrolabe.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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