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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3643

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
075° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 75.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): A narrow island which is the southernmost of the Sostrene Islands. The island is ice covered except for a small rock outcrop and barely protrudes above the general level of the Publications Ice Shelf. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. Named Debutante in 1952 by John H. Roscoe because the island is just beginning to "come out" from under its ice cover.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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