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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1284

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 22' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 28' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.3666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.4666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A group of four mainly snow-covered islands and a number of rocks lying in Crystal Sound, about 10 mi E of the S end of Lavoisier Island, Biscoe Islands. Mapped from surveys by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) (1958-59) and air photos obtained by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) (1947-48). Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for John D. Bernal, British physicist, joint author with Sir Ralph Fowler of a classic paper on the structure of ice which suggested the location of the hydrogen atoms, in 1933.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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