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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3234

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
076° 43' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 76.7166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1973

Description (see definition): A small island, partly contained in a glacier tongue from the coast of Antarctica, lying 3 mi WSW of Hovde Island. First mapped from air photographs by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. First visited by an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) survey party led by M.J. Corry in Feb. 1969. Named by ANCA for W.D. Cowell, cook at Mawson Station in 1969 and a member of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) Prince Charles Mountains survey party in 1969.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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