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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13945

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

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 18' 00" W

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

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.3

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): A high ice-free point 5 mi WNW of Ula Point on the NE coast of James Ross Island. Surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) first in 1945, then again in 1953. The UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) name is descriptive; when viewed from seaward the feature resembles a skep type beehive.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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