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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3831

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 17' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.2833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Island lying N of Moreno Rock in Gerlache Strait, off the W coast of Graham Land. Charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE) under Gerlache, 1897-99. The island was called Big Diamonen Island by Captain Skidsmo of the Graham in 1921-22. The name was shortened by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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