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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14719

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
125° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 125.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): An ice-covered point at the east side of the entrance to Maury Bay. Delineated from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47), and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Frederick D. Stuart, captain's clerk on the sloop Peacock of the U.S. Exploring Expedition (USEE) under Wilkes (1838-42), who assisted Wilkes with correction of the survey data obtained by the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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