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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12918

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
167° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 167

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A convenient name for that group of islands which, together with the ice shelf between them, forms the eastern and southern boundaries of McMurdo Sound. The most northerly is Beaufort Island, then comes Ross Island, the Dellbridge Islands, and Black and White Islands. Debenham's classic report, The Physiography of the Ross Archipelago, 1923, described "Brown Island" (now Brown Peninsula) as a part of the group.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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