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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8278

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 24' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 10' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.4

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): The SW extremity of Watkins Island, Biscoe Islands. Mapped from air photos taken by Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE) (1956-57). Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Yasau Kuno, a Japanese physiologist who has specialized in the study of human sweating and its effect as a temperature regulator.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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