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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5179

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 02' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 68.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1973

Description (see definition): A point of land between Bainmedart Cove and Radok Lake in the E part of Aramis Range, Prince Charles Mountains. The area was visited several times in Jan.-Feb. 1969 by A. Medvecky, geologist with the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) Prince Charles Mountains survey party. So named because deposits of fossil wood were found on the point.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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