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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1781

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 41' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.6833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Small island lying in Charlotte Bay E of Harris Peak, off the W coast of Graham Land. First charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE) under Gerlache, 1897-99. So named by members of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) because they first saw it on Boxing Day 1956.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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