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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17742

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
169° 14' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 169.2333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2000

Description (see definition): A point 1 mi N of Post Office Hill that marks the NE extremity of Ross Island. In association with the names of expeditionary ships grouped on this island, named after U.S. Naval Ship (USNS) Private John R. Towle, a ship that carried cargo to this area in support of U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) in at least 18 seasons, 1956-80.

Date Created (see definition): 05/19/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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