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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9005

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 17' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.2833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Point forming the N side of the entrance to Godthul, a bay along the N coast of South Georgia. Charted in 1928 by a Norwegian expedition under Harald Horntvedt. Recharted by DI personnel in 1929 and named after Walter Hume Long (1854-1924), Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1926-18; First Lord of the Admiralty, 1919-21.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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