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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2163

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
050° 19' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 50.3166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Group of small islands lying just W of Mount Gleadell in the E part of Amundsen Bay, in Enderby Land. Mapped from air photos taken in Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) aircraft in 1956. Named by ANCA for G.E.L. Burkett, radio officer at Wilkes station in 1960.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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