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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8211

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
091° 04' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 91.0666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Low, ice-covered point fronting on Davis Sea midway between Cape Torson and Cape Filchner. Mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Glenn R. Krause, photogrammetrist with the Navy Hydrographic Office, who served as surveyor with the U.S. Navy (USN) OpWml parties which established astronomical control stations along Wilhelm II, Knox and Budd Coasts in 1947-48.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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