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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1881

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 22' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 01' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.3666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.0166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A small low island lying 1 mi NW of Tiber Rocks in the N part of Rymill Bay, off the W coast of Antarctic Peninsula. Photographed by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) in Nov. 1947 (trimetrogon air photography). So named by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) geologist Robert L. Nichols because the country rock is a plutonic breccia.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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