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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15185

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 08' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
072° 39' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.1333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 72.65

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A small rocky island lying 1 mi NE of Jennings Promontory in the eastern part of the Amery Ice Shelf. Delineated in 1952 by John H. Roscoe from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump, 1946-47. Named by Roscoe for R.B. Thil, air crewman on Operation Highjump photographic flights over this area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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