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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14394

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 07' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 51' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53.1166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.85

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): The E tip of a conspicuous spit about 5 mi long, marking the E extremity of Heard Island. The feature was charted by early American sealers at Heard Island in the years following initiation of sealing operations there in 1855. The descriptive name was apparently given some years later and is now established in usage.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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