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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4335

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 19' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.3166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): The second largest and innermost of the group of islands lying in the entrance to Leroux Bay, off the W coast of Graham Land. Mapped from air photos and surveys by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1955-57. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Lieutenant Cecil J.C. Wynne-Edwards, Royal Navy (RN), leader of a hydrographic survey unit in the area, 1956-57 and 1957-58.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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