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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3219

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 52' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 44' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.8666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.7333333

Elevation (see definition): 30

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

Description (see definition): Group of about 24 small islands and rocks in Marguerite Bay, the highest 30 m, lying close SW of Emperor Island in the Dion Islands. The Dion Islands were first sighted and roughly mapped in 1909 by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE). The Courtier Islands were visited and surveyed in 1949 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) and so named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) because of their association with Emperor Island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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