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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1980

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 07' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 36' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.1166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 58.6

Elevation (see definition): 140

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

Description (see definition): Rocky island, 4 mi long and rising to 140 m, with a prominent cove indenting the N side, situated 2 mi N of Law Promontory and 1 mi W of Havstein Island. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. They applied the name Broka (the trousers) because the outline of the island resembles that of a pair of trousers.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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