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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3173

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 21' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 42' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.35

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.7

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Island nearly 0.5 mi long, lying midway between Heywood Island and the W extremity of Robert Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The feature was first described as an island in the approaches to Clothier Harbor, but was not named, by Robert Fildes in 1820-22. It was seen from a distance and named Cornwall Point by DI personnel in 1934-35. Air photos now confirm that the feature is an island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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