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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4194

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 05' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
056° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.0833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -56.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Northernmost island of the Joinville Island group, 17 mi long, lying immediately N of Joinville Island, from which it is separated by Larsen Channel. Charted in 1902 by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE) under Nordenskjold, who named it for Captain Jules Dumont d'Urville, French explorer who discovered land in the Joinville Island group.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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