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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2917

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 11' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 39' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.1833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.65

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Small snow-free island with two rounded summits, lying 1 mile SE of Two Hummock Island in the Palmer Archipelago. Discovered and named by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE) under Gerlache, 1897-99. The established name appears to be a corrupted spelling. The toponym was suggested to Gerlache by Emile Racovitza, Romanian zoologist and botanist of the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE), for Romanian scholar Grigore Cobalcescu, a geologist of European repute.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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