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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1069

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 49' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 38' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.8166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.6333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): Narrow island nearly 3 mi long lying 3 mi E of Jurva Point, Renaud Island, in the Biscoe Islands. First accurately shown on an Argentine government chart of 1957. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 for Charles C. Bates, American oceanographer who has specialized in sea ice studies.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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