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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4159

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
140° 04' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 140.0666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): Small group of rocky islands at the NE end of the Geologie Archipelago, 2.5 mi N of Astrolabe Glacier Tongue. A French expedition under Captain Jules Dumont d'Urville landed on one of these islands in 1840. The islands were roughly charted by the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE), 1911-14, under Mawson, who named them after C.A. Vincendon-Dumoulin of the French expedition who conducted observations on terrestrial magnetism in this locality. The group was photographed from the air by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47, and recharted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE) under Liotard, 1949-51.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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