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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5952

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

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
044° 28' 00" W

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

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -44.4666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Island 0.5 mi long in the NE part of Fitchie Bay, lying off the SE portion of Laurie Island in the South Orkney Islands. Weddell's chart published in 1825 shows two islands in essentially this position. Existence of a single island was determined in 1903 by the ScotNAE under Bruce, who so named it because graptolite fossils were found there.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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