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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3928

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 36' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.6

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Small island which lies close to the E coast of Anvers Island, 3 mi SW of Ryswyck Point, in the Palmer Archipelago. Charted in 1927 by DI personnel on the Discovery, who gave the name Astrolabe Island. To avoid duplication, the name was changed in 1958 by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC); Dobrowolski Island is named after Antoni B. Dobrowolski (1872-1954), assistant meteorologist of the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE) which explored this area in 1898.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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