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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9013

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
59° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
027° 09' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -27.15

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A feature of sheer high rock cliffs alternating with steep icefalls, forming the SE corner of Cook Island, South Sandwich Islands. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Royce E. Longton, botanist of the survey of the South Sandwich Islands from His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) Protector in 1964.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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