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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 08' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.1333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Island lying 1 mi W of Davis Island in the S part of Bouquet Bay, off the NE side of Brabant Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Roughly charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot, 1903-05. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57, and mapped from these photos in 1959. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Maude Abbott (1869-1940), American authority on congenital heart disease. Her classification of this subject is the basis of modern investigation and treatment.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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