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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13992

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 16' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.2666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1950

Description (see definition): Roughly triangular island 0.7 mi long, lying between Black Island to the SW and Winter Island and Galindez Island to the N and NE, in the Argentine Islands, Wilhelm Archipelago. Charted and named in 1935 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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