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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15131

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
54° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
037° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -37.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Small, tussock-covered island lying 1 mi S of Albatross Island and 0. 6 mi E of Dot Island in the S part of the Bay of Isles, South Georgia. First charted in 1912-13 by Robert Cushman Murphy, American naturalist aboard the brig Daisy. Surveyed in 1929-30 by DI personnel, who named it in association with Albatross Island, Prion Island and other natural history names given in the Bay of Isles by Murphy in 1912-13.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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