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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11123

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
013° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 13

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): An ice point along the W side of Lazarev Ice Shelf, about 15 mi N of Leningradskiy Island, in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition (SovAE) in 1959 and named Mys Opornyy (support point) because the ice shelf at this point rests on the ocean floor.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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