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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4751

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 53' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.8833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): The largest of three islands lying at the E side of Hackapike Bay, off the NE coast of Anvers Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Two islands were charted in this approximate position by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), under Charcot, 1903-05. False Island was named by DI personnel on the Discovery in 1927.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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