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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18103

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

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 26' 00" E

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

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.4333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1993

Description (see definition): A point 7 mi NE of Cape Royds on the W side of Ross Island. The point constitutes the N end of Maumee Bight in Wohlschlag Bay. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1993 for air crewman U.S. Navy (USN) Benjamin Micou, who lost his life in a helicopter accident near this point on October 13, 1992.

Date Created (see definition): 12/12/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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