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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12124

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
037° 15' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -37.25

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Island 1.5 mi NNE of Luck Point, lying in the Bay of Isles, South Georgia. Charted in 1912-13 by Robert Cushman Murphy, American naturalist aboard the brig Daisy, and so named because he observed petrels of the genus Prion on the island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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