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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11395

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 17' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.2833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Low but prominent point forming the N extremity of Pourquoi Pas Island, off the W coast of Graham Land. First surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill. The point was resurveyed in 1948 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) and found to be more conspicuous from the W than had previously been supposed, its new stature thus suggesting the name.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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