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

Feature Class (see definition): Island

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6472

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
109° 16' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 109.2666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): A small group of rocky islands lying 3 mi E of Ivanoff Head at the head of Vincennes Bay. The islands mark the division between Knox Coast and Budd Coast. First mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47). Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Ernest B. Hatch, tractor driver with U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Windmill (1947-48), who assisted in transporting shore parties that established astronomical control stations from Wilhelm II Coast to Budd Coast.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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