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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4369

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 37' 00" S

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

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.6166667

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

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): The extremity of a rocky spur projecting into Leroux Bay from the W coast of Graham Land, 4 mi SSE of Nunez Point. First mapped by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill 1934-37. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 for Christiaan Eijkman (1858-1930), Dutch biologist, who in 1890-97 first produced experimental beriberi and initiated work on its prevention.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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