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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6338

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 08' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 41' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.1333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.6833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Point lying between Factory and Harbour Points on the W side of Leith Harbor, Stromness Bay, on the N coast of South Georgia. The name appears on a chart showing the results of surveys by DI personnel in 1927 and 1929, and is probably for Leganger Hansen, manager of the whaling station at Leith Harbor at that time.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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