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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5273

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
044° 59' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -44.9833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Island 2.5 mi long and 0.5 mi wide, lying 0.5 mi SE of Powell Island in the South Orkney Islands. Discovered by Captain Nathaniel Palmer and Captain George Powell on the occasion of their joint cruise in December 1821. Named by Norwegian whaling captain Petter Sorlle, who made a running survey of the island in the 1912-13 season.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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