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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16852

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 10' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Group of islands and rocks 1.5 mi in extent in the S part of the Wilhelm Archipelago. The group lies 1 mi NW of Cape Tuxen, Graham Land. Discovered and named by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1903-05, under J.B. Charcot. Named for Lieutenant Jorge Yalour, Argentine Navy, an officer of the Argentine corvette Uruguay which came to the rescue of the shipwrecked Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE) in Nov. 1903.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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