This page presents the geographical name data for Query 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): Query Island
Feature Class (see definition): Island
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 12266
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 48' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 12' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.8
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.2
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963
Description (see definition): Prominent rocky island lying between the foot of Clarke Glacier and Keyhole Island on the S side of Mikkelsen Bay, off the W coast of Graham Land. Surveyed in 1948 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), who so named it because of the difficulty in deciding from a distance whether the feature was an island or part of the mainland.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data
NOTE: The information regarding Query 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 Query Island information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Query Island should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
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