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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16293

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
59° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
027° 22' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -27.3666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A projecting point in the middle of the SW coast of Thule Island, South Sandwich Islands. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 after the American sealing vessel in which Captain Benjamin Morrell of Stonington, CT, visited the island in 1823.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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