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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8589

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
037° 59' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -37.9833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): The E extremity of a small island which lies close to shore and marks the S side of the entrance to Johan Harbor, on the S coast and near the W end of South Georgia. Surveyed by the South Georgia Survey (SGS), 1956-57, and named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for A.H. Laurie, member of the scientific staff of the Discovery Investigations Marine Station, Grytviken, in 1930-31, who also worked on the William Scoresby in 1929-30 and on Discovery II in 1930.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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