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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5735

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
61° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 12' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.2

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Point 4.5 mi SW of False Round Point on the N coast of King George Island, South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for R.H. Glass, Master of the Francis Allyn from New London, CT, who visited the South Shetland Islands in 1873-75 and 1877-79. In 1877-78 he rescued from Potter Cove the sole survivor of the sealing crew from the Florence.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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