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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1458

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 12' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 25' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.2

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): An island in the Ross Archipelago, 12 mi long, projecting through the Ross Ice Shelf to a height of 1,040 meters. Discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) (1901-04) and named by them for its appearance. The island is largely ice free and principally composed of black volcanic rock.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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