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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14501

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 13' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.2166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Point marking the NW end of Livingston Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Discovered by Edward Bransfield in January 1820, and so named by him because of its resemblance to a point on the S coast of England by the same name and because it was the place where his operations began.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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