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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13709

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
132° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -132.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): An island about 11 mi long, lying 6 mi W of Grant Island off the coast of Marie Byrd Land. The island is ice capped except at its northern, seaward side, and is almost wholly embedded in the Getz Ice Shelf Discovered by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) (1939-41) and named for John Shepard, Jr., a contributor to the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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