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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11254

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 25' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 57.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Group of rocky, irregular islands which extends about 11 mi in an E-W direction, lying in the S part of the entrance to Edward VlII Bay. First sighted in February 1936 by DI personnel on the William Scoresby, and considered by them to be part of the mainland. They were charted as islands by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition in January-February 1937, and named Oygarden, a descriptive term for a protective chain of islands lying along and off the coast.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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