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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3751

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 19' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 57.3166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): Small island in the Oygarden Group, lying 1 mi N of the W end of Shaula Island. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. So named by ANCA because a depot was established there by the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) during 1956.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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