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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2868

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): An island 1 mi long lying immediately S of Rabot Island in the Biscoe Islands. The French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1903-05, under Charcot, gave the name "Ile Clements Markham" for Sir Clements Markham, President of the Royal Geographical Society, 1893-1905. Charcot applied this name to an incompletely defined island NE of Renaud Island, in what is now the Pitt Islands. The recommended application, however, is based upon the map of the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), 1934-37, which provided a more reliable chart of the area. The first part of the name rather than the last, has been retained to distinguish this feature from Markham Island in Terra Nova Bay, Victoria Land.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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