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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 39

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 47' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.7833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Rocky point immediately SE of Biscoe Point and 2 mi NW of Cape Lancaster on the S side of Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. First charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot, 1903-05. Surveyed in 1955 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) and so named because there is a landing place for boats on the NW tip of the point which provides access to the inland parts of the island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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