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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4361

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 47' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 04' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.7833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.0666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1975

Description (see definition): Small island whose W end is deeply cleft into three parts, giving the appearance of three separate rocks at high tide, lying between Shortcut Island and Surge Rocks off the SW coast of Anvers Island. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Marvin H. (Ike) Eichorst of Glenview, IL, licensed operator of amateur radio station W9RUK who handled radio traffic between points in the United States and Palmer Station during the period 1964-72.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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