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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 19186

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 48' 22" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 09' 38" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.8061111

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.1605556

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 09/02/2009

Description (see definition): A rock point forming the northwest entrance point to Gaul Cove on the northeast side of Horseshoe Island, Marguerite Bay, Fallières Coast. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2009) after George Washington Gibbs, Jr., (1916-2000), U.S. Navy member of the United States Antarctic Service expedition (U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS)), 1939-41. As cook on the expedition ship Bear, Gibbs participated in establishing the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) West Base near the Bay of Whales, Ross Ice Shelf, and East Base on Stonington Island, Marguerite Bay.

Date Created (see definition): 09/02/2009

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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