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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17784

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 22' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.3666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A projecting point of land at McDonald Beach, 1 mi NW of Inclusion Hill in NW Ross Island. At the suggestion of P.R. Kyle, named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after John R. (Harry) Keys, New Zealand geochemist who worked seversl seasons during the 1970s and 1980s under the auspices of NZAP and U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) on investigations as to the origin of salts in the McMurdo Sound area, the Mount Erebus volcano, and the quantity, shapes, and sizes of icebergs in the Antarctic marine environment.

Date Created (see definition): 10/20/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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