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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15197

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 07' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
100° 57' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.1166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 100.95

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Large island in Highjump Archipelago, 6 mi long and from 1 to 3 mi wide, lying near the center of the main cluster of islands off the N flank of the Bunger Hills. Mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant (j.g.) Randolph G. Thomas, USN, hydrographic officer with U.S. Navy (USN) OpWml, 1947-48, who served as surveyor with the astronomical control parties.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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