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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2446

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 16' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.2666667

Elevation (see definition): 300

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

Description (see definition): Rocky island 1 mi long and 300 m high, lying in Prince Gustav Channel 3 mi SE of Pitt Point, Trinity Peninsula. Discovered in 1903 by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE) under Nordenskjold, who named it for Wilhelm Carlson, one of the chief patrons of the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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