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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9435

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
155° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -155.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A rock point extending E from the N end of Medina Peaks, at the S edge of the Ross Ice Shelf. This feature and nearby area were first seen by members of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1928-30. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for George R. Marks, logistics worker at McMurdo Station, winter party, 1962.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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