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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16424

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
110° 26' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 110.4333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Rocky island 0.8 mi long, lying 0.2 mi SE of Holl Island in the Windmill Islands. First mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp in February 1947. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Ensign Richard O. Werlein, USN, assistant hydrographic officer with U.S. Navy (USN) OpWml which established astronomical control stations in the area in January 1948.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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