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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4206

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
094° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -94.8

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): An island about 18 mi long, lying 15 mi SE of Cape Annawan, Thurston Island. The feature forms the SE limit of Seraph Bay. Discovered by R. Admiral Byrd and other members of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in a flight from the Bear on Feb. 27, 1940. Named by Byrd for Frederick G. Dustin, member of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1933-35, and mechanic with the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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