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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9295

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 02' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Point marking the NE end of Cholet Island and the W side of the entrance to Port Charcot, lying close off the NW part of Booth Island in the Wilhelm Archipelago. First charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1903-05, and named by Charcot for F. Maignan, a seaman of the Francais who lost his life in a ship accident shortly after the expedition's departure from Le Havre.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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