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

Feature Class (see definition): Bar

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14392

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
61° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
055° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -55.5

Elevation (see definition): 80

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A shingle and boulder isthmus or spit, some 50 to 80 m long and 1 m above the level of high tide, connecting Furse Peninsula (q.v.) to the main part of Gibbs Island, South Shetland Islands. Charted by DI in January 1937 and named descriptively.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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