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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5693

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 26' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
071° 52' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.4333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 71.8666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): An ice-covered island, 20 mi long and 2 to 6 mi wide, with numerous rock outcrops exposed along its flanks. It is aligned north-south and lies in the eastern part of Amery Ice Shelf Delineated in 1952 by John H. Roscoe from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47). Named by him for Lieutenant Robert A. Gillock, USN, navigator on Operation Highjump photographic flights over this and other coastal areas between 14 and 164 East longitude.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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