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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9642

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
130° 59' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -130.9833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): Ice-covered point that marks the NE extremity of Grant Island on the seaward edge of the Getz Ice Shelf. Discovered and charted from the USS Glacier on Feb. 4, 1962. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant (j.g.) J.F. McCarthy, U.S. Navy (USN), Disbursing Officer on the Glacier at the time of discovery.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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