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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11307

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
074° 02' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 74.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A rock point on the coast of Antarctica, about 2 mi W of Strover Peak and 8 mi WNW of Mount Caroline Mikkelsen. Photographed by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47. Visited by I.R. McLeod, geologist with the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) Prince Charles Mountains survey party, 1969. Named by ANCA for J. Palmer, helicopter pilot with Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) (Nella Dan) in 1968.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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