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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5091

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 23' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 59.3833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): An offshore island, 6 mi long and 3 mi wide, which with smaller islands close southward separate Stefansson Bay to the W from William Scoresby Bay to the east. This feature was seen by DI personnel on the William Scoresby in February 1936, who mapped it as part of the mainland. It was determined to be an island and named Foldoya by Norwegian cartographers who charted this area from aerial photographs taken by the Lars Christensen expedition in January-February 1937.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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