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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4505

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 52' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 43' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.8666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.7166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Small island in Marguerite Bay, lying close NE of Courtier Islands in the Dion Islands. The islands in this group were discovered and roughly charted in 1909 by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE). This island was surveyed in 1948 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) and so named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) because a low rock and shingle isthmus at the SE end of the island is the winter breeding site of emperor penguins.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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