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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4266

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
039° 35' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 39.5833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): An island, 1 mi long, lying immediately E of the N part of Ongul Island at the E side of the entrance of Lutzow-Holm Bay. This island was originally mapped as a part of Ongul Island by Norwegian cartographers who worked from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37. A strait separating this island from Ongul Island was discovered in 1957 by the Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition (JARE). They named this small island for its position with relation to Ongul Island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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