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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9585

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 05' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.0833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): Point lying 6.5 mi NNE of Speerschneider Point, midway along the W side of Renaud Island in the Biscoe Islands. First accurately shown on an Argentine government chart of 1957. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 for Alf Maurstad, author of Atlas of Sea Ice, 1935.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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