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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3500

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
054° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Group of islands lying 13 mi ESE of Joinville Island. Discovered Dec. 28, 1842 by a British expedition under Ross, who so named them because, appearing among heavy fragments of ice, they were almost completely concealed until the ship was nearly upon them.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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