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Przybyszewski Island: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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