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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2783

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 54' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
099° 29' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.9

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 99.4833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): Small ice-covered island, lying at the seaward extremity of Shackleton Ice Shelf, between the projections of Denman and Scott Glaciers. Mapped from aerial photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47. Rephotographed by the Soviet expedition of 1956 and later named for N.A. Chugunov, aerologist who lost his life in the Antarctic in 1958.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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