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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3250

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 10' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A point at the SE extremity of Mobiloil Inlet, 4 mi E of Victory Nunatak, on the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula. The point, the NW extremity of a prominent ridge, was photographed from aircraft of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) on Sept. 28, 1940, and by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) (Trimetrogon air photos), Dec. 22, 1947. Surveyed in Dec. 1958 by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) who gave the descriptive name. The ridge of which this point is the extremity resembles a recumbent Crabeater Seal when seen from the air.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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