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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3854

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

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
100° 46' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 100.7666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Island about 4 mi long that is largely ice covered but has numerous rock outcrops, lying on the NW side of Edisto Channel in the Highjump Archipelago. First mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47, and named Dieglman Islets. Subsequent Soviet expeditions (1956-57) mapped the feature as one island with numerous outcrops. The name has been altered by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) to apply to the single island. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for E.D. Dieglman, air crewman on U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp photographic flights in this area in 1946-47.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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