This page presents the geographical name data for Przybyszewski 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): Przybyszewski Island
Feature Class (see definition): Island
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 12156
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 58' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
148° 45' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.9666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -148.75
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): An ice-covered island 12 mi long in the Marshall Archipelago. It lies 3 mi east of Cronenwett Island in the western part of Sulzberger Ice Shelf. The island was charted from aircraft of the USS Glacier under Captain Edwin A. McDonald, U.S. Navy (USN), in 1962. Named by him for Lieutenant (j.g.) V.A. Przybyszewski, U.S. Navy Reserve (USNR), helicopter pilot on the Glacier who sighted the island from the air on Jan. 26, 1962. The name has been misspelled "Prezbecheski Island" on certain maps and charts.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data