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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4354

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 41' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 42' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.6833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.7

Elevation (see definition): 310

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Circular island 1.5 mi in diameter and 310 m high, lying 1 mi W of Tail Island in the NE part of Prince Gustav Channel. Probably first seen by a party under J. Gunnar Andersson of the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE), 1901-04. It was charted in 1945 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), who so named it because of its relative position to Tail, Eagle and Beak Islands.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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