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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3905

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 10' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.1666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): A narrow channel between Matthews Island and the SE extremity of Coronation Island, in the South Orkney Islands. Charted as an isthmus in 1912-13 by Norwegian whaling captain Petter Sorlle; recharted as an isthmus and named descriptively by DI in 1933. The feature was surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1957 and found to be a channel.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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