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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5001

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 24' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
169° 18' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.4

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 169.3

Elevation (see definition): 480

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): High (480 m), flat-topped island, 3 mi long, lying at the terminus of Shipley Glacier off the N coast of Victoria Land. Its NE tip, Cape Barrow, marks the W side of the entrance to Robertson Bay. First charted and given this descriptive name by the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE), 1910-13.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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