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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4911

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.3833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Point 2 mi NW of Palmer Bay on the N coast of Coronation Island, in the South Orkney Islands. First seen in December 1821 in the course of the joint cruise by Captain George Powell, British sealer, and Captain Nathaniel Palmer, American sealer, and roughly charted by Powell. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1956-58 and named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Alexander G. Findlay (1812-1875), English geographer and hydrographer who compiled a long series of nautical directories and charts, including the South Orkney Islands.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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