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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3535

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 26' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
054° 46' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.4333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.7666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Largest of the Danger Islands lying 11 mi ESE of the E tip of Joinville Island, off the NE end of Antarctic Peninsula. Discovered in 1842 by a British expedition under Ross, and named by him for Charles Darwin, noted naturalist.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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