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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6809

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 22' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
039° 44' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.3666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 39.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1975

Description (see definition): A rock point situated 1.3 mi SW of Mount Hiroe on the coast of Queen Maud Land. The point marks the S end Breidvag Bight. First mapped by H.E. Hansen from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. The name "Hiroe-misaki" (broad bay point) was applied by Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition (JARE) Headquarters in 1973 and follows Japanese research in the area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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