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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4818

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 26' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
169° 49' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.4333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 169.8166667

Elevation (see definition): 300

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A rock island 1 mi long and 300 m high, lying at the head of Edisto Inlet within the northward stream of Edisto Glacier. Named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1957-58, as descriptive of several prominent dikes of cream-colored igneous rocks (felsite) in its otherwise dark sedimentary rock formation.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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