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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1114

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 18' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.3

Elevation (see definition): 360

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Arc-shaped island, 4 mi long and 360 m high, lying 0.5 mi NE of Eagle Island in the NE part of Prince Gustav Channel. Probably first seen in 1902-03 by members of the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE) under Nordenskjold. The Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) surveyed Beak Island in 1945 and so named it because of its shape and relative position to nearby Tail and Eagle Islands.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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