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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18581

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 54' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
099° 09' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.9

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -99.15

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003

Description (see definition): An ice-covered point forming the W extremity of Noville Peninsula on Thurston Island. So named in remembrance of the Mariner seaplane crash on the peninsula during U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump, and that six survivors were rescued near this point, January 12, 1947 (Ball Peninsula, Mount Howell, q.v.).

Date Created (see definition): 01/23/2004

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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