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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1490

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 04' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.0666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): High and rugged, irregular-shaped island 9 mi long, lying between Bigourdan Fjord and Bourgeois Fjord. It is separated from Pourquoi Pas Island by The Narrows and from the W coast of Graham Land by Jones Channel. The feature was partially surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill, at which time it was charted as a promontory. It was determined to be an island in 1949 by Kenneth V. Blaiklock, Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) surveyor for whom it is named.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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