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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15054

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
110° 36' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 110.6

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Rocky island, 0.2 mi long, lying 0.1 mi NE of Bosner Island, near the S end of the Windmill Islands. First mapped from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp in February 1947. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for B. Teigan, who served as air crewman with the central task group of U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47, and also with U.S. Navy (USN) OpWml which obtained aerial and ground photographic coverage of the Windmill Islands in January 1948.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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