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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 525

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
001° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -1.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A small ice-covered island about 18 mi ENE of Blaskimen Island in the NW part of the Fimbul Ice Shelf, Queen Maud Land. The island is 10 mi ENE of the site of the South African Sanae Station. The name Apollo appears to be first used on a South African map of 1969.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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