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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13653

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 52' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
035° 58' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.8666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -35.9666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Point marking the SW side of the entrance to Esbensen Bay at the SE end of South Georgia. Charted in 1930 by DI personnel on the William Scoresby and named for Lieutenant Commander R.L.V. Shannon, Royal Navy (RN), captain of the ship at the time of the survey.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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