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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12546

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
037° 09' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -37.15

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Point marking the N side of the entrance to South Bay in Prince Olav Harbor, on the N coast of South Georgia. The name Factory Point, derived from the nearby whaling station (now no longer operating), was given for this feature by DI personnel in 1929. There is also a Factory Point at Leith Harbor, less than 20 mi to the NW. Since Factory Point in Leith Harbor is better known locally, it has been retained. To avoid confusion the name Factory Point is rejected for the feature now described, and a new name Restitution Point is approved. The S.S. years at Prince Olav Harbor before the shore station was built there.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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