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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2863

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 21' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
075° 38' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.35

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 75.6333333

Elevation (see definition): 6

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A small island to the N of Bolingen Islands, lying 2.5 mi SE of Lichen Island in southern Prydz Bay. The island is split by a deep channel about 6 m wide. The island was plotted from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and called Lorten by Norwegian cartographers. The feature was visited by an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) party from the Nella Dan in February 1966 and renamed with reference to the deep channel.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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