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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6941

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 16' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.2666667

Elevation (see definition): 60

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

Description (see definition): Headland at the NE side of Sally Cove on Horseshoe Island, off Graham Land. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1958. The name arose because this conspicuous black headland, formed by sheer cliffs 60 m high, was treated as an objective by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) sledging parties returning to the Horseshoe Island station.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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