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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1287

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
140° 02' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 140.0333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): Rocky island 0.25 mi long lying 0.05 mi E of Buffon Islands in the Geologie Archipelago. Charted in 1951 by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) and named by them for Claude Bernard (1813-78), noted French physiologist.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Bernard 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 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bernard Island should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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