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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11783

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
150° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -150.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A narrow rock point lying 4 mi ESE of Durham Point, near the NW end of the Tapley Mountains. First seen and roughly mapped by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1928-30. So named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) because its appearance is similar to a part of a pincers.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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