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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1112

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): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Island lying NE of Darwin Island in the Danger Islands off the E end of Joinville Island. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1963 after His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) Beagle (Captain Fitzroy), due to its proximity to Darwin Island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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