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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15115

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 41' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 23' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.3833333

Elevation (see definition): 135

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1948

Description (see definition): The largest of the Dellbridge Islands, about 1 mi long and 135 m high, lying S of Cape Evans, Ross Island, in McMurdo Sound. Discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) (1901-04), which so named this island for its tentlike appearance.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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