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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4306

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 04' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.0666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): The northwestern point of Krogh Island, Biscoe Islands. Mapped from air photos by Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE) (1956-57). Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Otto G. Edholm, British physiologist, Head of the Division of Human Physiology of the National Institute for Medical Research since its foundation in 1949, who has specialized in studies of the effects of cold on man.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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