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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12127

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 41' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 52' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.6833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.8666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): An island 1 mi long, lying just E of Lamplugh Island, off the coast of Victoria Land. First charted and named by the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE), 1907-09, under Shackleton. Probably named for George Thurland Prior, Keeper of the Department of Minerals, British Museum, 1909-27.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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