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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13640

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 38' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.6333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Small, rocky ice-free island lying 0.3 mi W of Lenton Point in the N part of Clowes Bay, close off the S coast of Signy Island in the South Orkney Islands. Roughly charted in 1933 by DI personnel, and surveyed in 1947 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). The name, applied by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), arose from the unpleasant state of the island due to its occupation by a large colony of blue-eyed shags (Phalicrocorax atriceps).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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