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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 654

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 19' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
037° 06' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.3166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -37.1

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Steep rocky point forming the W extremity of Fanning Ridge, lying 10 mi ESE of Cape Nunez on the S coast of South Georgia. The feature was named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) following mapping by the South Georgia Survey (SGS) in 1951-52. The name derives from association with Fanning Ridge. The American armed corvette Aspasia under Captain Edmund Fanning took 57, 000 fur seals at South Georgia in 1800-01.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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