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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5014

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 24' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.4

Elevation (see definition): 260

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1975

Description (see definition): A rocky point 4 mi NW of Tent Nunatak on the E coast of Graham Land. The point has a rocky spine ranging from 260 m to 870 m in height. The point appears in the aerial photographs of several American expeditions: U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41; Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48; U.S. Navy photos, 1968. Mapped by British Antarctic Survey (BAS) 1963-64. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Michael Fleet, General Assistant with the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Larsen Ice Shelf party, 1963-64.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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