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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9250

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 34' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164.5666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992

Description (see definition): An ice-free point, 1.5 mi N of Cape Chocolate, forming the N side of the entrance to Salmon Bay, on the Scott Coast, Victoria Land. Named in 1992 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Mark T. MacMillan of San Jose, CA, a research assistant in the U.S. Antarctic Program who lost his life in a diving accident at New Harbor, McMurdo Sound, on November 14, 1987. A graduate of the University of California at Santa Cruz and a diver, he was in a group collecting foraminifera from the sea at the time of the accident.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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