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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15267

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Ice-free point lying 1 mi NE of Jebsen Point on the W coast of Signy Island, in the South Orkney Islands. Roughly surveyed in 1933 by DI personnel, and surveyed in 1947 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1954 for the Norwegian steamship Thulla, which searched for suitable anchorages for whale factory ships in the South Orkney Islands in 1911-12.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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