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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8721

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 29' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.4833333

Elevation (see definition): 880

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

Description (see definition): Prominent rocky headland, 880 m, forming the S side of the mouth of Brogger Glacier and the SE side of the entrance to Undine South Harbor, on the S coast of South Georgia. The headland was roughly charted in 1819 by a Russian expedition under Bellingshausen. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC), following a survey by the South Georgia Survey (SGS), 1951-52, for the Spanish vessel Leon, which sighted South Georgia in 1756.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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