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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 33

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 54' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
056° 42' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.9

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 56.7

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Rocky point 3 mi SW of Patricia Islands, on the W side of Edward VIII Bay. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and named Brattodden (the abrupt point). The Norwegian name was translated by ANCA following a 1954 Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) survey of the area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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