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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 888

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Point marking the eastern tip of a narrow, rocky "cockscomb" ridge, which extends from Frigga Peak for 6 mi in an ESE direction to the W side of Cabinet Inlet, on the E coast of Graham Land. Charted in 1947 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), who named it after the Norse god Balder, the mythological son of Frigga and Odin.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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