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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13982

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
036° 19' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -36.3166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Two small groups of islands and rocks lying midway between Cape George and Barff Point, close off the N coast of South Georgia. The present name, which dates back to about 1930, derives from the Norwegian term "skrapskjaer" or "skrapskjar" formerly used for these islands.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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