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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1741

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

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
110° 41' 00" E

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

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 110.6833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Island, 0.3 mi long, lying immediately E of Herring Island in the Windmill Islands. First mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47. Named by C.R. Eklund, station scientific leader, for Utilities Man 2d Class Edward A. Bousquet, USN, a Navy Support force member of the 1957 wintering party at Wilkes Station during the IGY.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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