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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4966

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 43' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.7166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A point on the NW side of Cabinet Inlet, Foyn Coast, between Attlee Glacier and Bevin Glacier. Photographed from the air by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) and surveyed from the ground by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in December 1947. Named in 1985 by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Sir Gerald G. Fitzmaurice (1901-82), Legal Advisor, Foreign Office, 1953-60 (Second Legal Advisor, 1945-53), who served Cabinet Ministers commemorated in this area; Chairman, UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC), 1952-60.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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