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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15057

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
039° 34' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 39.5666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1968

Description (see definition): Three small islands and several rocks lying close together just S of Ongul Island in the Flatvaer Islands. The three main islands were mapped as one by Norwegian cartographers, working from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition of 1936-37, and named Teoya (the tea island). The Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition (JARE), 1957-62, determined the feature to be a cluster of islands but the name has been retained for the group.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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