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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4695

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 02' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Point on the SW side of Fildes Peninsula, King George Island, forming the S entrance point to Geographers Cove. The approved name is a translation of the Russian "Mys Ekzoticheskiy" applied by Soviet Antarctic Expedition (SovAE) geologists in 1968. The name presumably refers to the different nature of the rocks from those adjoining the point.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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