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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12378

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 51' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
077° 50' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.85

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 77.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A group of rocky coastal islands which lie between Sorsdal Glacier Tongue and Ranvik Bay, in the SE part of Prydz Bay. Discovered and roughly charted in February 1935 by a Norwegian expedition under Captain Klarius Mikkelsen. He named them Rauer, probably after the island lying in Oslofjorden opposite Tonsberg, Norway.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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