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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11165

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 52' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.8666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): An island in the Duroch Islands. It lies 0.2 mi south of the eastern end of Largo Island and a like distance from the northern coast of Trinity Peninsula. The name was given by Martin Halpern, leader of the University of Wisconsin (U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP)) field party which geologically mapped the Duroch Islands, 1961-62. It honors Marcos Ortiz G., Captain of the Chilean ship its study of this area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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