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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 210

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): The central of the three Bugge Islands (q.v.), off Wordie Ice Shelf, Fallieres Coast, Antarctic Peninsula. The island was named "Isla Aldea" by the Chilean Antarctic Expedition, 1947, probably after Sargento Juan de Dios Aldea, of the Chilean Navy, one of the heroes of the naval battle of Iquique, May 21, 1879.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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