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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8327

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 09' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.15

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Conspicuous headland on the shore of New Plymouth harbor, Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island. The feature was referred to in 1971 by Chilean researchers P.J. Hernandez P. and V. Azcarate M. as "Punta Campamento" (camp point). Both forms are already in use in the Antarctic. To avoid confusion, the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) amended the name to Laager Point, "laager" meaning camp.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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