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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4236

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
61° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
055° 57' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -55.95

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Island 1 mi long which lies between Aspland and O'Brien Islands, in the South Shetland Islands. The island was charted in February 1821 by a Russian expedition under Bellingshausen, who gave the name "Ostrova Tri Brata" (three brothers islands) for the present Aspland, Eadie and O'Brien Islands. Eadie Island was named by Lieutenant L.C. Hill, Royal Navy Reserve (RNR),) captain of the Discovery II, which engaged in survey work in the area in 1936-37, for the dockyard manager of the Melbourne Harbour Trust of Williamstown, Australia.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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