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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5190

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 29' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.4833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): The N point of the island, with off-lying rocks, lying at the E side of the entrance to Ommanney Bay on the N side of Coronation Island, in the South Orkney Islands. Discovered in December 1821 in the course of the joint cruise by Captain George Powell, British sealer, and Captain Nathaniel Palmer, American sealer. The name first appears on Powell's chart, published in 1822.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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