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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 431

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 31' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.5166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): Island lying in Recess Cove, Charlotte Bay, off the W coast of Graham Land. Mapped by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) from air photos taken by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Salomon A. Andree (1854-97), Swedish engineer who attempted to fly over the North Pole by balloon in 1897, perishing in the attempt.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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