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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2040

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 41' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
044° 54' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.6833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -44.9

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Group of small islands and rocks 1.5 mi NW of Eillium Island and 3 mi NW of Route Point, the NW tip of Laurie Island, in the South Orkney Islands. First roughly shown on Powell's chart resulting from the joint cruise of Captain George Powell and Captain Nathaniel Palmer in 1821. Remapped in 1912-13 by Captain Petter Sorlle, and in 1933 by DI personnel on the Discovery II, who named them for William S. Bruce, leader of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-04.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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