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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4416

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 41' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 52' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.6833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.8666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Mainly ice-free promontory on which there is a square black rock, forming the southernmost point of the W half of Livingston Island, in the South Shetland Islands. First charted and named by Robert Fildes in 1820-22. The name was incorrectly placed on the point between South and False Bays (now Miers Bluff) for many years.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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