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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4839

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 59' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.9833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1950

Description (see definition): Headland 4 mi N of the entrance to Holtedahl Bay, on the W coast of Graham Land. Discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10, who from a distant position in Pendleton Strait charted this feature as an island, which Charcot named for A. Ferin, French Vice-consul at Ponta Delgada, Azores. The British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill, 1934-37, charted this coast and correlated their work with that of Charcot. Ferin Head, as here applied, is in accord with the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) interpretation.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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