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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12202

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 59' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.9833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Group of small islands, rocks and reefs at the mouth of Flandres Bay, lying 1 mi W of Menier Island off the W coast of Graham Land. First charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Charcot, 1903-05. So named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1958; the group is often hidden by icebergs which come to rest in the surrounding shallow waters.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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