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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5794

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
038° 05' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -38.0833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): The NW point of Bird Island, South Georgia. Charted by DI personnel on the Discovery in the period 1926-30 and by the South Georgia Survey (SGS), 1951-57. The point is the site of a large colony of macaroni penguins (Eudyptes chrysolophus). The name, given by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1963, refers to the golden crests of this species.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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