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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10104

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 01' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.0166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Point lying 3.5 mi E of Brunow Bay on the SE coast of Livingston Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1961 for Captain M'Kean, Master of the British sealing vessel Princess Charlotte from Calcutta, who visited the South Shetland Islands and moored in nearby Johnsons Dock in 1821-22.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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