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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3425

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

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 38' 00" W

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

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.6333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): Island over 1 mi long, lying 2 mi NE of Jagged Island, off the W coast of Graham Land. First accurately shown on an Argentine government chart of 1957. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 for Robin Curtis, Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) geologist at Prospect Point in 1957, who was attached to the British Naval Hydrographic Survey Unit in the area, 1957-58.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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