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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4899

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 34' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.5666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Point which forms the N side of Neptunes Bellows, the entrance to Port Foster, Deception Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Deception Island was known to sealers in the area as early as 1821; the point was later named for Robert Fildes, a British sealer in these waters at that early time.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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