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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14076

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
110° 27' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 110.45

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Two islands lying close to Tracy Point, the W extremity of Beall Island, in the Windmill Islands. First mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp and OpWml in 1947 and 1948. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Aerographer's Mate Roger E. Smith, USN, a member of the Wilkes Station party of 1958.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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