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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1659

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
61° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
055° 09' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -55.15

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): An ice-free island midway between Cape Yelcho and Gibbous Rocks, 1 mi off the N coast of Elephant Island, South Shetland Islands. The name was applied by the command of the Argentine sea-going tug Chiriguano in the 1954-55 cruise; Borcegui means half-boot and describes the shape of the island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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