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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13463

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 43' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.7166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Group of islands extending NW from Aguda Point for 1.5 mi across the entrance to Hidden Bay, off the W coast of Graham Land. First charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE) under Gerlache, 1897-99. So named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1958 because they form a screen across the entrance to Hidden Bay.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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