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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 814

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 51' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.85

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): Point on the NE side of Beascochea Bay, 8 mi SE of Cape Perez on the W coast of Graham Land. First charted by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), 1934-37, under Rymill. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 for J.F. Bachstrom, author in 1734 of a classic pamphlet recognizing scurvy as a nutritional deficiency disease and prescribing the necessary measures for its prevention and cure.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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