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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16793

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 24' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
132° 47' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.4

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -132.7833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1974

Description (see definition): A rock point, the site of an Adelie penguin rookery, forming the NW corner of Shepard Island. Like Grant Island, 5 mi eastward, Shepard Island is surrounded by the Getz Ice Shelf except on the N side. The point was charted from the USS Name applied by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Richard J. Worley, U.S. Navy (USN), Medical Officer at South Pole Station, 1969.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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