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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13502

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 46' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): A point at the S side of Curtiss Bay on the W coast of Graham Land. Mapped from air photos taken by Hunting Aerosurveys (1955-57). Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in association with Curtiss Bay; Glenn Curtiss, after whom the bay is named, pioneered seaplanes from 1911 onward.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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