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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16639

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 45' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 59.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): Group of islands which extends northward from the coast just E of William Scoresby Bay. The more important islands in the group are Bertha, Islay, Couling and Sheehan Islands. Most of the islands in this archipelago were discovered in February 1936 by DI personnel on the William Scoresby. They named the group after their ship.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding William Scoresby Archipelago 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 William Scoresby Archipelago should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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