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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9568

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
037° 58' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -37.9666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Point forming the W side of the entrance to Undine Harbor, along the S coast and near the W end of South Georgia. Charted in the period 1926-30 by DI personnel and named for L. Harrison Matthews, British zoologist, member of the staff of the Discovery Investigations, 1924-35, who worked at South Georgia in 1924-27.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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