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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7155

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
61° 11' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
054° 08' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.1833333

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

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): Low point 5 mi SW of Cape Lloyd on the W coast of Clarence Island, South Shetland Islands. The feature is called "Punta Baja" (low point) on Argentine government charts of the 1950s, but that descriptive name is repetitive. The UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) recommended translation of "Punta Baja" to Humble Point in 1971. That form has been approved to avoid duplication.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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