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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9333

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 19' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 49' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.3166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.8166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1975

Description (see definition): A point 11 mi ENE of Cape Northrop on the E coast of Graham Land. The feature was charted as an island by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1947 and given the name "Mamelon Island" because of its resemblance to a small, rounded hill or fort. Further exploration has disproved the insularity of the feature and the terminology has been altered accordingly.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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