This page presents the geographical name data for Bennett 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): Bennett Islands
Feature Class (see definition): Island
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 1231
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 56' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 40' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.9333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.6666667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956
Description (see definition): A group of islands at the SW side of Liard Island in Hanusse Bay, extending in a SW direction for 6 mi off the W coast of Graham Land. The islands were sighted and sketched from the air in February 1937 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill. Named in 1954 by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Arthur G. Bennett, British representative on whaling in the South Shetland Islands and South Orkney Islands for many years between 1913 and 1927, and acting government naturalist in the Falkland Islands, 1924-38.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data