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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14968

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 14' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.2333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1959

Description (see definition): Promontory at the NE side of Leroux Bay, on the W coast of Graham Land. First seen and roughly charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1903-05, under Charcot. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 after Baron Kanehiro Takaki (1849-1920), Director-General of the Medical Department of the Imperial Japanese Navy, the first man to prevent beriberi empirically by dietary additions, in 1882.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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