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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12013

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 41' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 28' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.6833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.4666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1950

Description (see definition): Mountainous island, 17 mi long and from 5 to 11 mi wide, lying between Bigourdan and Bourgeois Fjords off the W coast of Graham Land. Discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot, 1908-10. The island was charted more accurately by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill, 1934-37, who named it for Charcot's expedition ship, the Pourquoi-Pas?.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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