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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2497

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 16' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.2666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A group of small islands in the W part of Wylie Bay, S of Cape Monaco, Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Fringing islands in this position were charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1903-05, led by Jean B. Charcot. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Casey A. Jones, Jr., cook with the winter party at the nearby U.S. Palmer Station in 1979. He died in an accident, January 9, 1980, while serving at the U.S. South Pole Station.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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