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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3494

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 37' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.6166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Island 1 mi long lying in the S part of Errera Channel, off the W coast of Graham Land. Charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE) under Gerlache, 1897-99. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) from the Norsel in 1955, and named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Emile Danco (1869-98), Belgian geophysicist and member of the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE), who died on board the Belgica in the Antarctic.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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