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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14937

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 58' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.9666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): Group of small islands lying 13 mi WNW of Lahille Island, in the Biscoe Islands. Charted by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill, 1934-37. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 for J.D.L. Symington, senior air photographer of the Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE) in this area in 1956-57.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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