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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3877

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 52' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 43' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.8666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.7166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Group of small islands and rocks lying in the N part of Marguerite Bay, 6 mi SW of Cape Alexandra, Adelaide Island. Discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10, and named by Charcot for the Marquis de Dion, who donated three motor sledges and whose De Dion-Bouton works produced equipment for the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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