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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7392

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
169° 31' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 169.5166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A high rock point separating Berg Bay and Relay Bay, lying along the W shore of Robertson Bay in Victoria Land. Charted by the Northern Party of British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE), 1910-13, under Captain Robert Scott. Probably named with reference to the small island (Sphinx Rock) which lies just N of the point.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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