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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6423

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 32' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.5333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A rocky coastal point along the W side of the Ross Ice Shelf, located 6 mi S of Young Head at the S side of Beaumont Bay. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Herman D. Harris, a chief hospital corpsman with U.S. Navy (USN) Squadron VX-6. Harris built a sick bay at South Pole Station during U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz) 1961.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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