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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3817

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
110° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 110.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): The central island in the Frazier Islands, in Vincennes Bay. The island was photographed from the air by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp (1946-47) and its position fixed by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) (1956). Named by C.R. Eklund for Gilbert Dewart, seismologist at Wilkes Station, 1957.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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