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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4753

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
61° 54' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 02' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.9

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Point 8.5 mi W of North Foreland and 2 mi S of Ridley Island, on the N coast of King George Island in the South Shetland Islands. This point has appeared on charts since about 1822. Probably named for its similarity to Round Point, which lies 12 mi to the W, by DI personnel on the Discovery II who charted the N coast of this island in 1937.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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