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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16128

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
170° 11' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 170.1833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): The W point of the cuspate Ridley Beach, 1 mi SW of Cape Adare, Adare Peninsula, in NE Victoria Land. Named in 1984 by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee (NZ-APC) after Alexander Von Tunzelman, one of four New Zealanders taken on at Stewart Island as crew members of led by Captain Leonard Kristensen and Henrik J. Bull. He was a member of the launch party under Captain Kristensen which made a landing in the vicinity of this point, January 24, 1895, the first recorded landing in Victoria Land.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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