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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4144

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 02' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Point forming the W extremity of Greenwich Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The name Duffs Straits was applied to McFarlane Strait by James Weddell in 1820-23, after Captain Norwich Duff under whom Weddell served in His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) Espoir in 1814. The name Duff Point was given by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1961 in order to preserve Weddell's name in the area; this point forms the NE entrance to McFarlane Strait.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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