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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4796

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 52' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.8666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1950

Description (see definition): Group of rocky islands and reefs, 3 mi in extent, lying 21 mi SW of Cape Alexandra, the SE end of Adelaide Island. Discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10, under Charcot, who named them for Maurice Faure, French scholar and statesman.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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