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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4556

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 19' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 00' 00" W

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

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Small island lying between Alpha Island and the S extremity of Lambda Island in the Melchior Islands, Palmer Archipelago. The island was roughly surveyed by DI personnel in 1927. The name, derived from the fifth letter of the Greek alphabet, appears to have been first used on a 1946 Argentine government chart following surveys of the Melchior Islands by Argentine expeditions in 1942 and 1943.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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