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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15652

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
59° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
026° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -26.6666667

Elevation (see definition): 400

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): The western point of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This imposing point, rising to 400 m and culminating in a snow-covered summit, is a distinctive landmark when viewed from the west. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC). The name refers to the violent air streams commonly encountered during flying operations from His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) seas typical of the locality.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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