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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12138

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 34' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.5666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Narrow protruding point forming the W side of the entrance to Ommanney Bay on the N coast of Coronation Island, in the South Orkney Islands. First seen in December 1821 in the course of a joint cruise by Captain Nathaniel Palmer, American sealer, and Captain George Powell, British sealer. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1956-58 and given this descriptive name by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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