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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11432

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 51' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
056° 47' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.85

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 56.7833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): Three small islands 15 mi SW of Austnes Point in the W part of Edward VIII Bay. Discovered and named in February 1936 by DI personnel on the William Scoresby. The islands were mapped in greater detail by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. They were visited by an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) party under R.G. Dovers in 1954.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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