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Bennett Islands: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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